Global Stimulus, Human Rights and the Environment

Author: World Resources Institute, Published on: 6 January 2009

International project financing primarily intended to generate jobs and growth should not ignore social and environmental safeguards in the name of economic stimulus... In particular we are asking the ADB to:
1. Incorporate the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples into the ADB Safeguard Policy Statement.
2. Require free, prior and informed consent for all projects potentially affecting indigenous peoples...

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