*Pre-2020 reports do not cover all activities.
The researcher Andressa Soares participated in the Court’s volunteer program lasting four months, actuating with both the background team and the supervision of judgments compliance team. She was doing a research study on decisional law and comparative law besides monitoring public hearings.
March 12. The HOMA elaborated the draft of the resolution invited by the CNDH, with the participation of the members Manoela Roland, Felipe Fayer, Aline Sena and Enya Barros, as well as the discussion in the Grupo de Trabalho do Conselho (Council Working Group).
May 21. The event was organized by Homa as a member of the Rede de Pesquisa Rio Doce and had the participation of GEPSA/UFOP, PoEMAS/UFJF and MAB – Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens.
May 29. The consultation was accompanied by the Professor Manoela Roland and the research coordinator Andressa Soares.
June 9. The event was organized by Homa and had the participation of the professors: Pedro Andrade (Dom Helder), Adoración Guamán (Universitat de València) and André de Carvalho Ramos (USP).
June 25. The consultation was accompanied by the supervisor, Professor Manoela Roland and the Research Coordinator Andressa Soares.
From March 5 to 7.
June 6. By invitation of FIAN.
August 27. The event had the participation of our coordinator Manoela Roland in a roundtable regarding the Treaty that was under negotiation at the UN.
From October 14 to 18. The researchers Manoela Roland, Andressa Oliveira and Renata Paschoalim provided assistance of counsel in the participation of the civil society during the session.
October 31 and November 1. The event occurred in Governador Valadares – MG, and was organized in partnership with CRDH/UFJF-GV, the Núcleo de Agroecologia – NAGÔ/UFJF–GV, the GEPSA/UFOP, the Organon/UFES and the Homa/UFJF.
The objective is to obtain the judgment of conviction to the Brazilian State for the violation of the Human Rights inflicted along the Rio Doce basin. The initiative was a joint between Homa, FIAN Brasil, Grupo de Estudos e Pesquisas Socioambientais (GEPSA), Justiça Global, Movimento dos Atingidos e Atingidas por Barragens (MAB), e Núcleo de Direitos Humanos da Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP).
November 11 and 12. The event was organized by Homa in partnership with FES and the CNDH, which performed a discussion session of the Working Group on the elaboration of the resolution about Human Rights and Business entities. 20 speakers attended, 3 of whom were international, as well as members of the Brazilian Parliament and from the Mercosul Parliament.
From March 5 to 7.
May 23. The event was attended by the coordinator Manoela Roland and initiated the works of the Academic Consortium on Human Rights and Companies (Consórcio Acadêmico sobre Direitos Humanos e Empresas).
May 28 and 29. The event brought together experts from all over the world, global policy makers, business leaders and NGOs all with the objective of finding solutions to global challenges. According to the scheme, the participation of the professor Manoela Roland was set as: “Manoela Roland (Homa Coordinator) intends to focus on some civil society strategies, especially in Latin America and in relation to the Treaty on Business and Human Rights which is being negotiated at the UNHRC”.
August 23. The meeting was attended by the professors: André Carvalho Ramos from USP, Cristina Figueiredo Terezo Ribeiro from UFPA, Daniel Maurício Cavalcanti de Aragão from UFBA, Manoela Carneiro Roland from UFJF and from Homa, Maria Luiza Pereira de Alencar Mayer Feitosa from UFPB.
September 13 and 14. The event was organized by Homa in partnership with FES. 31 speakers attended, 14 of whom were international, as well as the presence of the Ecuadorian Ambassador to the UN, the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service and Members of the European, Brazilian and Uruguayan Parliaments. The event was attended by 311 listeners.
From 15 to 19 October. The Professor Manoela Roland provided assistance of counsel in the participation of the civil society during the session.
October 16. The event was organized by the Global Campaign Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity and by the CETIM, during the 4th Negotiation Session of an International Treaty on Human Rights and Business.
November 6. The event was held at Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais.
February 13. The event was a collaboration between PoEMAS and Organon/UFES.
March 30. The event was held at the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo and had the support of the FES.
June 8. Homa attended and followed the open court.
From August 23 to 25. The event was organized by Homa in partnership with Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo and the Ford Foundation. 35 speakers attended, 12 of whom were international, as well as the presence of the Ecuadorian Ambassador to the UN, the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service and the lawyer of the case Chevron Equador. The event was attended by 127 listeners.
October 25. The campaign “Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity” shared its proposal for the Treaty, which was elaborated in collaboration to Homa. The event occurred in parallel to the 3rd Session of Treaty Negotiation at UN.
From October 23 to 27. The coordinator Manoela Roland participated as an invited expert in the field at the Working Group of discussions at the UN, working together with the researcher Luiz Carlos Faria and providing assistance of counsel in the participation of the civil society during the session. The student Alexandre Aguiar was present and was monitoring the session.
November 6 and 7. The event was jointly organized by several academic centers and civil society organizations. Several members of Homa participated as listeners of the event and the coordinator gave a lecture in the roundtable “Balanço da atuação de corporações e das violações de Direitos Humanos”.
November 8. The event was organized by the Working Group on Human Rights and Business of the Federal Prosecution Service, of which Homa is part.
November 22. Homa, GEPSA, Organon and PoEMAS proceeded with the motion.
December 12. The event had the participation of the coordinator Manoela Roland.
January 27. The forum was held at the UN in Geneva, Switzerland.
April 18. The central theme of the discussion was the regulation policies of transnational businesses for violations of Human Rights in Latin America, and Homa was represented by the coordinator Manoela Roland.
April 27 to 29. The event was organized by Homa in partnership with PUC-Rio and FES. 45 speakers attended, 15 of whom were international, as well as the presence of the Ecuadorian Ambassador to the UN, the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and representatives of organizations and universities of countries around the world.
June 29. Authors: Manoela Roland, Paola Angelucci, Arindo Duque, Laíssa Dau, Letícia Barbosa and Maria Fernanda Goretti.
June 29. The campaign was organized by Homa and recorded during the III International Seminar on Human Rights and Business in Rio de Janeiro.
From October 24 to 28. The coordinator Manoela Roland, and the researchers Luiz Carlos Faria, Paola Angelucci and other students attended. The team provided assistance of counsel in the participation of the civil society during the session.
December 5 and 6. The event was organized in partnership with the Cátedra Jean Monnet of the Federal University of Minas Gerais.
February 26. The event was organized by the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas and by Conectas.
April 13 to 17. The event was organized by Homa. 117 listeners attended to the event besides representatives of organizations and universities of many countries.
November 16 to 18.
November 16. The event was organized jointly with BHRIGHT Network, EBHR – Business and Human Rights Project of the University of Essex (UK), CALS – Centre for Applied Legal Studies of University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and other universities around the world.
November 25. The Letter was signed by many organizations of the civil society.
December 12. The researchers Maria Eduarda Santos and Marina Reis were present in the Working Group visit and sought to gather the testimony of the ones affected by the collapse of the Fundão dam.
December 01 to 03, 2014.
December 02 and 03, 2013.