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10 February 2020
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Author: Portafolio (Colombia)

“Los tres principios del manifiesto de Davos 2020” – 5 de febrero de 2020...

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3 February 2020

Kenya: Residents take Kibos Sugar & Agro Chemicals to court over alleged water & land pollution

Petitioners from Kisumu allege that Kibos Sugar and Agro Chemicals, two companies which employ thousands of local residents, have polluted local areas, caused human suffering and infringed on the right to live in a clean environment. Kibos Sugar is...

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20 January 2020
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Author: Carta Capital

“Trabalho doméstico vale 10 trilhões de dólares não pagos a mulheres anualmente” – 20 de janeiro de 2019...

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7 January 2020
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La situation à Gabès a été décrite par les militants locaux et la société civile comme une bataille quotidienne contre la pollution par les phosphates, principalement émise par le Groupe chimique tunisien (GCT). La pollution a été liée aux problèmes d...

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16 December 2019

Middle East & N. Africa: Civil society criticises the evaluation of EU Association Agreements and their impact on socio-economic wellbeing in the region

A coalition of civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa have published a statement jointly criticising the evaluation study of six Association Agreements (AAs) between the EU and Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and...

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16 December 2019
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La société civile au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord a critiqué une étude d’évaluation des accords d’Association (AA) entre l’EU et l’Algeria, l’Égypte, la Jordanie, le Liban, le Maroc et la Tunisie. Décrivant l’approche comme « insatisfaisante »,...

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16 December 2019
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Dans un nouveau rapport, Avocats Sans Frontières, OECD Watch et le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme appellent à le gouvernment Tunisien à profiter des instruments internationaux pour assurer le respect par les...

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12 December 2019

Sri Lanka: Massive infrastructure projects bankrolled by China cause concerns for human, environmental rights

Author: Lauren Frayer, NPR

At Sri Lanka's southern tip...Less than 2 miles down the coast, towering blue-and-white cranes dwarf the lighthouse, as does a contemporary glass and stucco office building — the Chinese headquarters of a sprawling new port complex......

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8 December 2019
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Author: Mesa Nacional de ONG sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (Colombia)

“Declaración Pública de las Organizaciones No Gubernamentales Ambientales, Sociales, de Desarrollo y de Derechos Humanos” – 10 de diciembre de 2019...

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26 November 2019

New set of Equator Principles fails to act on indigenous rights and climate change, NGOs say

Author: BankTrack

“With New Equator Principles, Banks Fail to Act on Climate or Indigenous Rights”, 21 November 2019...

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