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简体中文: 中资企业在海外投资

Welcome to our information platform on the social and environmental impacts of Chinese companies operating overseas.  It aims to: raise awareness of existing guidelines; increase transparency; and strengthen accountability.  It is within the broader context of our work encouraing companies headquartered in all regions to respect human rights.  More about the platform.

 

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21 February 2017

Nigeria: Govt. declares pollution in Port Harcourt an emergency situation; temporarily shuts down a Chinese owned asphalt processing plant

Author: Tife Owolabi, Reuters (Nigeria)

"Nigeria declares pollution in southern city an emergency, closes plant", 14 Feb 2017...

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14 February 2017
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Alegando el incumplimiento de los acuerdos pactados con las comunidades, la población local de Cotabambas bloqueó las entradas al proyecto minero Las Bambas, de MMG, parte de China Minmetals.  En respuesta a la declaratoria de paro indefinido, el...

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14 February 2017

Peru: Govt. declares state of emergency in Cotabambas in response to protests at Las Bambas MMG Chinese mining project over human rights concerns

Author: Peru Support Group

“Las Bambas conflict reignited” – 11 February 2017...

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14 February 2017

Uganda: Govt. agency recommends suspension of Tibet Hima Mining's operations over safety concerns; company responds

Author: Edward Ssekika, Oil in Uganda

"Government Warns Tibet Hima Company Over Safety Concerns"...

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6 February 2017
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Author: Guy Modeste Dzudié, Camer.be (Belgique)

"Cameroun: Exploitation d’une carrière de gravier:Les populations font le procès des chinois à Bamougoum", 1 février 2017...

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6 February 2017
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Author: Eddy Pehe, Le Nouveau Réveil Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)

"Cote d'Ivoire: Toulépleu / Des villages se soulèvent contre une entreprise minière chinoise - Les activités interdites", 4 février 2017...

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2 February 2017

Bangladesh: 4 killed in clash over setting up power plant, company denies involvement

In December 2013, S Alam Group, struck an agreement with SEPCO3 Electric Power Construction Corporation of China to set up a coal-fired power plant in Banshkhali, Bangladesh. SS Power-I Ltd and SS Power-II Ltd -- both joint ventures of S Alam Group and...

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31 January 2017

China's dam-building plans on Myanmar segment of Upper Salween (Nu River) set to continue, despite decision to stop constructions on China side

Author: Tom Fawthrop, Diplomat (Japan)

"China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy", 28 Jan 2017...

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30 January 2017

Tanzania: Govt. suspends operations at RZ Gold Mine as 15 miners trapped for 4 days at collapsed mine are rescued

The Tanzanian government has suspended operations at RZ Gold Mine where 15 miners had been trapped for 4 days before they were rescued. An official from the ministry of energy says the move will enable government officials to assess the safety of the...

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25 January 2017

As AIIB starts operations, civil society finds gaps in bank's access to information policy & proposed energy strategy

"The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) and the Bank Information Center (BIC) have jointly prepared Comments on the Public Information Interim Policy of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)...The analysis shows that the AIIB is lagging...

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