14-05-2020 Responsible investment policies at Dutch pension funds remain insufficient in spite of some progress. This is evident from a new study by the Fair Pension Guide, a collaboration between PAX and four other Dutch NGOs.Humanitarian Disarmament, The Netherlands
13-05-2020 Peace organization PAX participates in the 2020 Virtual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development as an official Forum partner. PAX was selected by the Forum to host the 'Bring Peacebuilding Home: Making the Case for Peacebuilding in Europe' session which will be taking place on Friday 15 May.Europe
23-04-2020 The COVID-19 crisis in Lebanon calls for immediate action, because the effects on the many refugees and the rest of the country are enormous. Research done by organizations gathered in the Refugee Protection Watch, including PAX, covers the impact of the crisis on the humanitarian situation, issues regarding discrimination against refugees, its impact on human rights and the work of civil society.Local Governance and Peacebuilding, Middle East
22-04-2020 Large companies should not misuse the corona crisis by selling out human rights. But that is exactly what’s happening at the moment. “In times of crisis, companies should not lose sight of the people who work for them in low-wage countries and conflict areas,” says PAX Programme Lead Joris van de Sandt.
08-04-2020 PAX and more than 190 organizations have called upon the United Nations Security Council to help realize a global ceasefire in order to combat the coronavirus. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for such a global ceasefire, and over 70 countries have already expressed their support. Now UN Member States must put words into action
07-04-2020 PAX and its partners in fifteen countries across the globe believe that international solidarity, respect for human rights and a focus on peacebuilding need to be at the core of a coordinated international response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
05-04-2020 The corona crisis has the world in its grip. This of course includes the areas where PAX is working.
31-03-2020 The corona crisis affects everything and everyone, including PAX’s peace work. Anna Timmerman, our General Director, on the consequences of the pandemic: “PAX members continue to fight for those living in conflict countries.”
31-03-2020 Dealing with the outbreak of coronavirus is hard enough in countries at peace. For hundreds of thousands of people living in north east Syria, fighting the pandemic is complicated by the fact that their water has been cut off.Natural Resources, Conflict & Human Rights, Middle East
27-03-2020 After eight human rights defenders were assassinated, and others have received death threats, Colombian activists fear that the health crisis caused by the coronavirus is being exploited by illegal armed groups.Natural Resources, Conflict & Human Rights, Colombia