Every Life Counts: SOLIDAR joins call to end EU exports of hazardous pesticides  
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Every Life Counts: SOLIDAR joins call to end EU exports of hazardous pesticides  

SOLIDAR has proudly joined forces with more than 200 other organisations to sign a joint letter calling for a ban on EU production and exports of banned and hazardous pesticides. Ahead of the informal meeting of EU leaders that took place on June 17th to discuss the Strategic Agenda for the next legislative cycle, this…

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…

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…

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 |  Unveiling the social effects of oil palm monoculture in Montes De María in Colombia
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Case Study | Unveiling the social effects of oil palm monoculture in Montes De María in Colombia

Colombia is the largest oil palm producer in Latin America and the fourth largest in the world. This crop has been promoted as a development factor since the end of the last century. In the case of the Montes de María region, the recent expansion of the oil palm agribusiness model was due to a…

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Exported Toxicity:The EU’s Banned Pesticides in South Africa
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Case Study | Exported Toxicity:The EU’s Banned Pesticides in South Africa

Case Study | Exported Toxicity:The EU’s Banned Pesticides in South Africa The European Union has banned highly hazardous pesticides from agriculture within its borders, due to their proven, or strongly suspected toxicity to human health, biodiversity, and the environment. Nevertheless, such pesticides are still being produced by some EU Member States and exported to third…