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18 April 2018

Response by Exxon Mobil

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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Article
25 March 2018

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...

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Article
23 February 2018
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Author: Jean-Claude Icart, Comité Haïti Mines, Le Devoir (Canada)

« Racisme, Haïti et exploitation minière », 12 fevrier 2018...

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2 January 2018
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Author: Coordination Sud

« Le point sur le contre-sommet de l'OMC à Buenos Aires », 27 décembre 2017...

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Article
26 December 2017

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...

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Report
14 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...

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Article
8 December 2017

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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Article
16 November 2017

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...

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2 November 2017
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Author: Centro de Colaboración Cívica (México)

"Historias y aprendizajes sobre el desarrollo de la energía eólica en México", 13 de Marzo de 2105...

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22 October 2017

Singapore: UN expert says IMF loan policies undermine human rights & development goals

Author: AFP, The Business Times

"IMF policies undermine human rights: UN expert", 19 October 2017...

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