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27 October 2003

UN Cuts Details of Western Profiteers from Congo Report

Author: Declan Walsh, Independent [UK]

A controversial section has been omitted from a UN report on the plunder of wealth in the Democratic Republic of Congo due out this week. Senior UN officials objected to part of the report by a UN panel investigating the illegal exploitation of Congo...

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6 February 2005

Parliamentary report says UK govt. failed to investigate UN allegations that British companies helped fuel war in Dem. Rep. of Congo

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7 May 2005

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the DRC [Dem. Rep. of Congo]

Author: [UK] All Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region

There was...a common consensus amongst most companies that more practical guidance from government or some other body about how operate in conflict zones and weak governance areas was needed...Many companies stated that they would like to see some...

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1 September 2005

OECD Watch: 5-year review of OECD Guidelines concludes they are "failing to deliver corporate accountability"

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1 September 2005
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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Five Years On - A Review of the OECD Guidelines and National Contact Points"

Author: OECD Watch

[refers to adidas-Salomon, National Grid, Parmalat, AngloGoldAshanti, Atlas Copco, Sandvik, Anglo American, MOPANI/First Quantum, Marine Harvest (part of Nutreco), Continental (Euzkadi), Tractebel (part of Suez), GSL (Global Solutions Ltd), Alcoa,...

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21 July 2008

UK Govt. finds DAS Air in breach of OECD Guidelines for transporting minerals from rebel-held parts of Dem. Rep. of Congo

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21 July 2008

[DOC] Government Condemns British Aviation Company for Fueling Congo’s War

Author: Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID)

The British Government has found DAS Air, a UK-based air cargo company, in breach of the OECD Guidelines on corporate conduct for its part in transporting minerals from rebel-held areas of the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Rights...

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21 July 2008

[DOC] Statement by the UK National Contact Point (NCP) for OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Das Air

Author: UK National Contact Point (NCP) for OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The National Contact Point (NCP) considered the complaint...alleging that DAS Air (i) failed to apply due diligence when transporting minerals from Entebbe and Kigali, which had a reasonable probability of being sourced from the conflict zone in the...

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