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9 December 2019

NGO says east African countries losing millions of dollars to multinational corporations due to unfavourable bilateral investment treaties

Author: Julius Barigaba, The East African (Kenya)

"Civil society seeks reforms to stem trade suits losses"...

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22 November 2019
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Author: Marie Verdier, La Croix

« La servitude des Tunisiennes des champs », 14 novembre 2019...

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18 November 2019

Human rights concerns in Qatar and the UAE behind decision to exclude G4S from Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund ; includes response from G4S

The Council of Ethics of Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) recommended divesting from the UK-headquartered security company G4S, “due to an unacceptable risk that the company is contributing to systematic human rights violations” against...

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30 August 2018

Labour & poverty reduction dimensions of Chinese investments in Ethiopia

Author: CNN

"Employed by China"...

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1 August 2018

NGOs call for Bilateral Investment Treaty between Tanzania and The Netherlands that respects human rights

Civil society organisations in east Africa have urged governments to adopt a more people centered approach to investment policy and deal making  and ensure that laws are responsive to  human rights, promote gender equity and support environment...

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