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10 August 2016
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Author: Radio Okapi (Rép. dém. du Congo)

"Forum social mondial: le CENADEP demande aux multinationales de respecter leur responsabilité sociale", 10 août 2016...

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20 February 2014

World Social Forum website

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20 February 2014

World Social Forum Charter of Principles

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23 January 2008

Human rights accountability and the environment: The Human Dignity and Human Rights Caucus demands that States and Corporations close human rights accountability gaps

Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

On the occasion of the World Social Forum Global Day of Action 2008, the Human Dignity and Human Rights Caucus (HDHRC), a global coalition of major human rights and development organizations, demanded that states and corporations put an end to global...

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5 February 2007

Ghana: World Bank and Governments Asked to Ensure Human Rights in Extractive Sector

Author: Isabella Gyau Orhin, Public Agenda [Ghana]

Civil Society groups, CIDSE and Partner organizations across the globe...have asked the World Bank to implement the original recommendations of the Extractive Industries Review report which includes the need to secure the free, prior and informed...

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30 January 2007

Many lives at risk if drug company wins court case

Author: Arthur Okwemba, Daily Nation [Kenya]

The cost of essential drugs could soon rise substantially, if a pharmaceutical giant [Novartis] wins a court case [in India] against patents that allow production of generics... A ruling in favour of the company will have far-reaching effects on HIV...

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23 January 2007

Africa: Civil society orgs. call on World Bank to ensure extractive industries secure "free, prior & informed consent" of local people, among other recommendations

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23 January 2007

[PDF] Prospecting For Solutions

Author: CIDSE and other Civil Society organisations

Recommendations by members of civil society organisations to governments, companies, International Financial Institutions and the United Nations concerning the impacts of oil, mining and logging on development...[To] Transnational Corporations and...

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15 November 2006

India Social Forum Turns Focus on New Issues

Author: Praful Bidwai, Inter Press Service

...Issues [that] figured prominently [at the India Social Forum in Delhi included]...new forms of labour servitude...displacement of vast numbers from city centres, villages and forests;...continuing exploitation of women...defence of the rights of...

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31 January 2005

Discussing corporate injustice

Author: Oliver Balch, Guardian [UK]

While the World Social Forum prides itself on diversity of opinion, delegates appeared agreed on one matter: corporate social responsibility (CSR) falls short of their goal for a just and equitable economic system. [refers to Unocal, Dow Chemical]

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