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Penelope Faulkner

Human Rights and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement – Remarks by Penelope Faulkner, Quê Me: Vietnam Committee on Human Rights

3rd December 2019, European Parliament, Brussels, Room A5G315 May I extend warm thanks to MEP Julie Ward for hosting this meeting, and to all those attending. I would like first to apologise for Vo Van Ai, President of VCHR, who is unable to speak here today due to ill health. …

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European Parliament castigates Vietnam for systematic violations of human rights and detention of political prisoners

  PARIS, 15th November 2018 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) welcomes the resolution adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today on “Vietnam, notably the situation of political prisoners”. The resolution was tabled jointly by six major political parties from across the political spectrum [i]. The …

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Open Letter: EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement contravenes the EU’s human rights obligations

  Brussels, 7 November 2018   Dear Ms. Malmström, FIDH and VCHR wish to express their concern over the draft EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement that was made public in late September 2018, which, to our view, fails to provide sufficient human rights safeguards, and as a consequence, puts the EU …

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FIDH & Vietnam Committee on Human Rights : Vietnam and Free trade Agreement negotiations: NGOs urge the EU to carry out a human rights impact assessment

Brussels, 30 April 2013 Dear Commissioner de Gucht, Dear HR/VP Ashton, Dear Mr. Lambrinidis, Dear Members of the Working Party on Human Rights, Dear Members of the Working Party on Asia, Dear Members of the Trade Policy Committee, The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organisation, the …

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