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8 May 2015

UNICEF publishes reports on children's rights impacts of the extractive industry

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1 April 2002

Pocketing Caspian Black Gold: Who are the Real Beneficiaries of Oil Infrastructure Development in Georgia and Azerbaijan?

Author: Manana Kochladze, CEE Bankwatch Network - Energy Project

[section 1.5 entitled "Human Rights and Oil"; report refers to following companies in context of Georgia: Georgian International Oil Corp. (state-owned), Saknavtobi (state-owned, Georgia), Ramco Energy (UK), National Petroleum (Switzerland), Frontera...

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25 November 2002

Water: Is the cup half full or half empty? Depends on who owns the cup.

Author: Blaine Townsend, Trillium Asset Management

Water is not a commodity. It is a basic human right. [refers to Bechtel, Enron]

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1 January 2003

New report shows negative impacts, threats of water privatization

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1 January 2003

[PDF] [full report] Water justice for all: global and local resistance to the control and commodification of water

Author: Friends of the Earth

The privatization of water sources around the world is a growing problem. Water is a basic human right...Rather than reducing poverty, water privatization often means that the poorest families are no longer able to afford clean water. [refers to Suez,...

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3 March 2003

New report shows negative impacts, threats of water privatization

Author: Friends of the Earth

A new report to be released on the eve of the Third World Water Forum shows that water privatization has had negative impacts on communities in many countries and threatens to affect an increasing number of people in 2003 [refers to Suez, Vivendi...

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14 March 2003

WATER: How To Supply All Populations Will Dominate Next Week's Forum

Author: UN Wire

The question of how to get sufficient water to all the world's people will dominate the third World Water Forum, which begins Sunday in Kyoto, Japan...One of the most controversial topics participants will address is the question of whether water is a...

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1 May 2003

Bechtel's Water Wars

Author: Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch

In November 2001 Bechtel sued the country of Bolivia for $25 million for canceling a contract to run the water system of Cochabamba, the third largest city in the country, after local people took to the streets to protest massive price hikes for water.

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27 May 2003

Stop Privatizing Water, NGOs Tell Developed Countries

Author: Jim Lobe, OneWorld.net

More than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from around the world have issued an "Evian Water Challenge" to leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) major industrial nations that will meet next week in Evian, France, demanding that they stop...

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5 June 2003

[PDF] Bechtel: Profiting from Destruction - Why the Corporate Invasion of Iraq Must be Stopped

Author: CorpWatch, Global Exchange, Public Citizen

This report provides case studies from Bechtel's history of operating in the water, nuclear, energy and public works sectors.

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