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16 February 2019

Commentary: Palm oil sustainability can be achieved by balancing economic livelihood & conservation interests

Author: Rizal Algamar

"Commentary: East Can Meet West on Palm Oil Controversy", 13 February 2019...

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12 February 2019

Cambodia: EU officially starts the process of temporary suspension of trade preferences; EU needs to see real action during the process

Author: European Commission

"Cambodia: EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences", 11 February 2019...

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30 January 2019

Cambodia: Over 100 representatives from govt., NGOs, local communities and the UN gather to discuss how to tackle climate change

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Government, UN, NGOs meet to discuss Climate Change", 29 January 2019...

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22 January 2019

Cambodia: Businesses & unions send a joint letter to EU Trade Commissioner to express their concerns of potential EBA's withdrawal

Author: Chanthol Prak, Reuters

"Cambodia businesses, unions ask EU not to impose trade sanctions", 21 January 2019...

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21 January 2019

So.Africa: NGOs coalition successfully challenge decision to grant coal mining licence due to environmental concerns

Author: Ernest Mabuza, Times Live, South Africa ...

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17 January 2019

India: Corporate Responsibility Watch report 2018 finds CSR a cover up for irresponsible business

Author: Corporate Responsibility Watch, India

"CSR: A Cover-up for Irresponsible Business?", 17 January 2019...

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9 January 2019

Cambodia: Two U.S. Senators introduce the Cambodian Trade Act of 2019 after witnessing deteriorating human rights and labour rights situations in Cambodia

Author: Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator for Texas

"Sens. Cruz, Coons Introduce Cambodian Trade Act", 9 January 2019...

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20 December 2018
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Author: OCMAL

“Se puso fin a la mesa de Diálogo de Cotabambas cuando gran parte de su agenda aún está pendiente”- 14 de diciembre de 2018...

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20 December 2018

Five lessons from the field: How financiers can better protect human rights defenders

Author: Siddharth Akali, Accountability Counsel

"Protecting Defenders in Development: Lessons Learned from Nepal", 12 Dec 2018...

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20 December 2018

UN Initiative aims to assist businesses overcome culture of compliance in attacks on defenders

Author: Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Instituto Igarapé in Climate Diplomacy (Germany)

"UN Initiative for Environmental Defenders and the Role of Environmental Diplomacy", 4 Dec 2018...

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