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Trade

AEFJN advocates for sustainable economic growth in Africa which reduce inequalities

Corporate Justice

AEFJN believes that the exploitation of Natural Resources in Africa should benefit local population

Food Sovereignty

AEFJN focusses on Access to resources and land for African family farmers

Health

AEFJN promotes access to quality medicines at affordable prices for all in Africa

Spirituality

Christian reflections on Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation.

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Petition: Rights for People, Rules for Corporations

AEFJN takes part in the alliance of over 150 European organisations, trade unions and social movements, campaigning in favour of corporate accountability rules for companies, and against Investor to State Dispute Settlement, a parallel, one sided and unfair justice...

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Public Action at the ING Head Office

On 23rd October 2018 a public action took place at the head office of ING in Brussels to denounce ING investments in the controversial sector of palm oil industry. This action was initiated by a group of international NGOs based in Brussels supported by Milieudefensie...

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Southern Africa: Peoples Once Again Dispossessed of Their Lands?

The Namibian government recently repealed a 2015 law that required at least 20% of company management to be in the hands of Namibians in order to prevent foreign ownership of mining resources - such as diamonds and uranium -. According to the Ministry of Mines, it is...

The Woman at the Heart of Sustainable Development

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance."[1] All over the world, gender inequality makes and keeps women poor, depriving them of...

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FIRST EDITION OF ESSENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS – W.H.O. APRIL 2018

The model list of essential medicines was created by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1977 to offer governments a reference resource to help in the choice of medicines and the establishment of national essential medicine lists. Essential medicines are those that...

Health Threatened by Trade Deals

Trade agreements have potentially very damaging impacts on health. They multiply precarious jobs, weaken working conditions and open up the health sector more widely to the market. Here is the analysis of the working group of Be-cause Health and the Health and...

HARMONIZATION INITIATIVE FOR MEDICINE REGULATION IN AFRICA (AMRH)

The AMRH was launched in 2009 with the aim of helping African countries to set up an effective system for the registration of medicines, thanks to regional harmonisation and capacity building. Likewise, the AMRH tried to improve the fragmented regulating system for...

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Reading the Signs of Times

With the support of CIDSE, AEFJN participated in the second edition of Caravan across the ECOWAS region in November 2018. It was an initiative of the Civil Society and Social Movements in the ECOWAS sub-region under the auspices of Convergence Globale, to bring their...

Visit to the Secretariat

The Secretariat of AEFJN started the New Year 2019 with the visit of the new President; André Claessens. The team expressed its commitment to the New Plan of Action (2019-2022) and pointed to the forthcoming European elections as  a wonderful  opportunity to advance...

AEFJN @ 30 YEARS! LET’S MOVE ON!

The 2018 Annual General Assembly (AGM) of our Network took place on 8 November 2018, with the theme – ‘AEFJN @ 30 YEARS! LET’S MOVE ON!’. As aptly captioned in the theme, this year marked the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the network. This Assembly was...

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