18-01-2019 PAX calls for a transparent tally of the votes in the recent elections in Congo. The Congolese government declared Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the presidential election. However, this result contradicts the findings of neutral local observers, as well as information leaked to international journalists.Africa
17-01-2019 Four major European energy companies want their coal suppliers in the mining region of Cesar in Colombia to begin a process of reconciliation with victims of human rights violations.Natural Resources, Conflict & Human Rights, Colombia
18-12-2018 During the conflict in the Cesar department of Colombia, large mining and agricultural companies have stood by while human rights violations took place. These companies must now assess their own role during this period. They need to do their part toward remedy and reparation in accordance with international standards on business and human rights, and all of this within the context of the peace process.Natural Resources, Conflict & Human Rights, Colombia
13-12-2018 The CEO and Chairman of the Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum SA have received final notice of the legal case being brought against them.
10-12-2018 PAX congratulates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for being awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.Gender, Peace & Security
07-12-2018 Victims of violence committed in the coal mining region of Cesar, Colombia, are hopeful the new Colombian Truth Commission will help them. The commission was recently inaugurated in the Colombian capital Bogotá. Representatives from the assembly representing victims, which is supported by PAX, were at the ceremony.Natural Resources, Conflict & Human Rights, Colombia
06-12-2018 To highlight the devastating impact of armed conflict on the environment, Kuwait convened an Arria-formula meeting on the 7th of November on the 'Protection of the Environment During Armed Conflict.' The meeting, co-sponsored by the German Mission to the United Nations, was timed to coincide with the UN’s annual International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - #EnvConflictDay. The full debate can be watched online here. PAX’s Babette Schenkels and Wim Zwijnenburg review the debate.Humanitarian Disarmament