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Advocacy letter

Letter to EBRD President re EITI Comments

10 May 2017

Dear Mr. Chakrabarti,We, the undersigned groups, are…

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Principle 10: ARTICLE 19 urges delegates to adopt a legally binding agreement

27 Oct 2015

ARTICLE 19 South America will join delegates from the…

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Mexico: Judge acknowledges violation of journalist Pedro Canché’s right to due process

10 Mar 2015

On 24 February, the Sixth District Judge of the State…

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Brazil: Digital censorship of activist reaches two years

06 Mar 2015

Ricardo Fraga was forbidden by a Brazilian court to…

Update

UNHRC: Oral statement on the Right to Water and Public Participation

09 Sep 2014

Article 19 delivered the following oral statement to…

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UN HRC: Right to Water and Sanitation Relies on Free Expression

09 Sep 2014

In an oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council…

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UNHRC must adopt resolution on internet and Human Rights by consensus

26 Jun 2014

ARTICLE 19 calls on the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)…

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New website for accountability and transparency in Post-2015 goals

02 May 2014

ARTICLE 19 has launched a new website – www.empoweringdevelopment.org –…

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ARTICLE 19 Welcomes UN Rapporteurs Statement on Post 2015

02 May 2014

ARTICLE 19 welcomes today's statement by 31 UN special…

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ARTICLE 19 launches The Free Flow Principles

20 Mar 2014

On the eve of World Water Day, ARTICLE 19 launches…

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The Free Flow Principles: Freedom of expression and the rights to water and sanitation

20 Mar 2014

Water is essential to the well-being of humankind.…

Statement

European Development Bank: Backward Step on Rights

04 Mar 2014

Joint Statement by ARTICLE 19, Accountability Counsel,…

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Post-2015: Access to information and independent media essential to development

03 Feb 2014

Human development in the coming decades will depend…

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195 campaign groups demand UN development agenda that makes governments more accountable

03 Feb 2014

195 civil society from around the world are calling…

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Access to information central to the post-2015 development agenda

09 Dec 2013

Access to information is crucial for everyone, including…

Update

Brazil: Learning about the right to information on film

17 Oct 2013

ARTICLE 19 has been working with people in Brazil to…

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The Right to Know: Rural communities, drought and water in Brazil

27 Sep 2013

ARTICLE 19 has been working with people in rural Brazil…

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The Right to Know: Environmental protection in Bangladesh

27 Sep 2013

ARTICLE 19 has been working with people in Bangladesh…

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The right to know is crucial in the battle for global development

27 Sep 2013

Freedom of expression and information are key in the…

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ARTICLE 19 welcomes UN Report emphasising free expression in development

01 Jun 2013

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the Report of the High-Level Panel…

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Senegal: Right of access to information should be at heart of fight against obstetrical fistula

24 May 2013

On the occasion of the international day against obstetrical…

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Enough food for everyone IF we force governments and big business to play fair

23 Jan 2013

Many governments and big businesses hide behind a veil…

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A Healthy knowledge: Right to information and the right to health

27 Sep 2012

This ARTICLE 19 policy brief examines the policy implications…

Update

Civil Society welcomes UN High Level Panel on Post 2015 but where are the voices of People living in Poverty?

10 Aug 2012

The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), CIVICUS,…

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Rio+20 Summit: Positive highlights in overall unambitious document

26 Jun 2012

On 22 June, world leaders attending the United Nations…

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ARTICLE 19 at Rio+20 earth summit

22 Jun 2012

ARTICLE 19 is campaigning for the right to free expression…

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Choosing Our Future: Open and Participatory Sustainable Development Governance

11 May 2012

As part of the UN Summit on Sustainable Development,…

Statement

Indonesia: Jakarta’s Water Agreement muddied by lack of transparency

06 Feb 2012

The lack of information on water privatisation in Jakarta…

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Brazil: Development, yes! Freedom of expression violations, no!

09 Dec 2011

On International Human Rights Day, ARTICLE 19 highlights…

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Rio+20: Incorporating Principle 10 and the right to information

02 Nov 2011

[Letter of submission to UNCSD Secretariat] The…

Advocacy letter

Joint letter to Secretary General regarding MDGs beyond 2015

20 Oct 2011

We, directors of 64 civil society organisations (from…

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UN: Secretary General must lead on new MDGs

25 Jul 2011

Read the UN secretary general's response here >Directors…

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Rio 2012: Moving from principles to rights

14 Jul 2011

The rights of access to information, public participation,…

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World Health Day: Right to Information & Freedom of Expression - a Lifeline for Right to Health

07 Apr 2011

A diverse range of challenges to the right to health…

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MDG Summit: World Leaders Fail to Deliver On Commitment to Accountability and Transparency

23 Sep 2010

As the MDG Summit wraps up and world leaders return…

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Transparency and Free Flow of Information Vital to MDGs

06 Sep 2010

Ahead of the UN Summit on the Millennium Development…

Policy brief

London Declaration for Transparency, the Free Flow of Information and Development

06 Sep 2010

Ahead of the UN Summit on the  Millennium Development…

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Transparency, Development and Human Rights Community Set to Meet in London to Discuss MDGs

23 Aug 2010

On 24 and 25 August, the first international conference…

Advocacy letter

FACT SHEET: TRANSPARENCY, THE FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION AND THE MDGS

10 Aug 2010

See the full text at: http://www.article19.org/pdfs/letters/mdg-fact-sheet.pdf

Advocacy letter

MDGs: Letter to Staur and Baoji

10 Aug 2010

See the full text at: http://www.article19.org/pdfs/letters/mdgs-letter-to-staur-and-badji.pdf

Press release

Brazil: National Campaign for the Freedom of Expression of Teachers

10 Oct 2008

Press release on the public seminar and debate in Sao…

Statement

Mozambique: UNESCO World Press Freedom Day

03 May 2008

Paper written for UNESCO World Press Freedom Day on…

Policy brief

Access to Information as an Empowerment Right

17 Jul 2007

Report on access to information as an instrumental…

Press release

Kenya: Insufficient Access to Information on Finance for Development

17 Apr 2007

Press release announcing the outcome of a recent workshop…

Country report

Burma: Health, Humanitarian Care and Human Rights

01 Jan 2007

Report into the Health and Human Rights in Burma. Outlines…

Country report

Burma: Fatal Silence

01 Jul 1996

Report on freedom of expression and the right to health…