Case Study |  How Guatemala’s hydroelectric potential turned into a case of Unjust Transition
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Case Study | How Guatemala’s hydroelectric potential turned into a case of Unjust Transition

“This is a story of great pain. It disrupted the life of an entire community, causing death and irredeemable loss, leaving effects that are still felt to this day.”C. Human Rights Defender Hydroelectric power represents a viable alternative for an energy transition in Guatemala. Due to its geography and natural resources, Guatemala has the potential…

Occupational Health and Safety in the age of Climate Crisis
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Occupational Health and Safety in the age of Climate Crisis

11 years since the Rana Plaza tragedy, Occupational Health and Safety remains a pressing concern globally. Despite progress, millions still face occupational risks daily, exacerbated by climate change, and this is particularly true for Ready Made Garment workers in Bangladesh. Read here our case study, which explores the challenges for a Just Transition in the…

Case Study |  Ready-made disparity: the impact of unfair trading practices on just transition in Bangladesh’s Ready made garment sector
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Case Study | Ready-made disparity: the impact of unfair trading practices on just transition in Bangladesh’s Ready made garment sector

“Leaving behind our ancestral lands due to the relentless river erosion was a heart-wrenching choice. Coming to Dhaka in search of a better life seemed like the only option, but the challenges here were unlike any I’d imagined. The hope for economic stability led me to the garment industry, but the harsh reality hit me…

CSOs respond to big digital platforms’ narrative and call for a Directive that upholds social rights
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CSOs respond to big digital platforms’ narrative and call for a Directive that upholds social rights

CSOs RESPOND TO BIG DIGITAL PLATFORM’S NARRATIVE AND CALL FOR A DIRECTIVE THAT UPHOLDS SOCIAL RIGHTS Ahead of the trilogue discussion on the Directive for improving working conditions in platform work on 12th December, SOLIDAR joined forces with Social Platform the European Youth Forum and CECOP and published a statement in which we stress that…

The moment is now: SOLIDAR and allies urge EU institutions to shape a just platform economy
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The moment is now: SOLIDAR and allies urge EU institutions to shape a just platform economy

The moment is now: SOLIDAR and allies urge EU institutions to shape a just platform economy Inter-institutional negotiations (trialogues) on the proposed Directive on improving working conditions in platform work began on 11th July. This legislative file is key to set the direction of both the present and the future of work in Europe. The…

European Union and Latin America: Towards a Just Transition focused Partnership
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European Union and Latin America: Towards a Just Transition focused Partnership

On July 7th, the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the European Commission issued a Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council “A New Agenda for Relations between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean”.   The New Agenda focuses on 6 main areas to enhance the cooperation between the two regions: 1)…