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20 January 2020
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Author: Carta Capital

“Trabalho doméstico vale 10 trilhões de dólares não pagos a mulheres anualmente” – 20 de janeiro de 2019...

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7 January 2020
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La situation à Gabès a été décrite par les militants locaux et la société civile comme une bataille quotidienne contre la pollution par les phosphates, principalement émise par le Groupe chimique tunisien (GCT). La pollution a été liée aux problèmes d...

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16 December 2019

Middle East & N. Africa: Civil society criticises the evaluation of EU Association Agreements and their impact on socio-economic wellbeing in the region

A coalition of civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa have published a statement jointly criticising the evaluation study of six Association Agreements (AAs) between the EU and Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and...

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16 December 2019
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La société civile au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord a critiqué une étude d’évaluation des accords d’Association (AA) entre l’EU et l’Algeria, l’Égypte, la Jordanie, le Liban, le Maroc et la Tunisie. Décrivant l’approche comme « insatisfaisante »,...

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16 December 2019
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Dans un nouveau rapport, Avocats Sans Frontières, OECD Watch et le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme appellent à le gouvernment Tunisien à profiter des instruments internationaux pour assurer le respect par les...

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12 December 2019

Sri Lanka: Massive infrastructure projects bankrolled by China cause concerns for human, environmental rights

Author: Lauren Frayer, NPR

At Sri Lanka's southern tip...Less than 2 miles down the coast, towering blue-and-white cranes dwarf the lighthouse, as does a contemporary glass and stucco office building — the Chinese headquarters of a sprawling new port complex......

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8 December 2019
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Author: Mesa Nacional de ONG sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (Colombia)

“Declaración Pública de las Organizaciones No Gubernamentales Ambientales, Sociales, de Desarrollo y de Derechos Humanos” – 10 de diciembre de 2019...

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26 November 2019

New set of Equator Principles fails to act on indigenous rights and climate change, NGOs say

Author: BankTrack

“With New Equator Principles, Banks Fail to Act on Climate or Indigenous Rights”, 21 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

French Polynesia: Sustainability pledge by Australian-owned company amid concerns about renewed phosphate mining

Author: Walter Zweifel, Radio New Zealand

"Phosphate mining on French Polynesia's Makatea step closer", 14 November 2019...

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15 November 2019

315 civil society groups renew call for Equator Principles Financial Institutions to stop funding climate disaster & abuses of Indigenous rights

Author: Johan Frijns, BankTrack, on behalf of 315 civil society groups

“Letter to: Mr Beck, Chair of Steering Committee Equator Principles Association; All Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs)”, 13 November 2019...

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