Linking development & human rights
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Author: Exxon Mobil
While the PNG LNG Project is not the cause of PNG's or Hela's low socio-economic indicators, when tied to sound national economic policies, it can be part of a solution that helps Papua New Guineans build a more prosperous and sustainable future for...
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Save the Mekong Coalition calls on govts to consider renewable energy sources in lieu of destructive dams
Author: Don Ross, TTR Weekly
"Dams threaten Mekong river life," 23 March 2018...
Thailand: Mekong activists advocate for an intl. law to protect basin & people; says China’s adoption of UN Guiding Principles good for the river
Author: The Nation
"Mekong activists demand international law regulating development projects", 21 December 2017...
The Obligation to Mobilise Resources: Bridging Human Rights, Sustainable Development Goals and Economic and Fiscal Policies; new report by the International Bar Association
Author: International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)'s new report, "The Obligation to Mobilise Resources: Bridging Human Rights, Sustainable Development Goals and Economic and Fiscal Policies" focuses on a States' obligation to devote...
Commentary: Malawi: Education & leadership opportunities are key to promoting rights of women tea farmers
Author: Sarah Roberts, Ethical Tea Partnership, Business and Human Rights Journal
"Women's Rights: Bridging the Gap in Malawi", 6 Dec 2017...
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Mexico: End of the mission statement of Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples denounces mega projects & lack of consultation
Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
“End of mission Satement by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her mission to Mexico,” 17 Nov 2017...
Author: AFP, The Business Times
"IMF policies undermine human rights: UN expert", 19 October 2017...