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24 May 2018

Africa: NGO coalition urges AfDB to not to sacrifice 'people-centred climate-resilient development' in favour of private investors

Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development

"Development, Gender, Energy and Accountability"...

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22 May 2018
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Author: La Estrella (Panamá)

“ONU lanza alarma por ataques contra defensores derechos humanos en Guatemala”, 18 de mayo de 2018...

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22 May 2018
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Author: New York Times (EUA)

“En Guatemala, las ‘violaciones burdas’ a los derechos indígenas son ‘la punta del iceberg’, dice la relatora de la ONU”, 10 de mayo de 2018...

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21 May 2018

Oxfam says survey shows companies in extractive sector increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies

A recent survey by Oxfam reveals that companies in the oil, gas and mining sectors are increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies. It urges more companies to adopt full contract disclosure policies, and proactively disclose contracts on...

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21 May 2018

USA: Tribes oppose bill proposal conveying lands to oil co. alleging negative impact on their economic development & cultural rights

Author: Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal (USA)

"Tribes slam Amodei plan to give polluted Nevada land to oil company", 15 May 2018...

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16 May 2018
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Author: Verena Glass, Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo (Brazil)

"Belo Sun deixa de ser bom negócio até para o grande capital-Agnico Eagle Miners, maior investidor do empreendimento canadense de exploração de ouro no rio Xingu, abandona o projeto e vende todas as ações. Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo publicou estudo sobre...

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15 May 2018
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Author: Servindi (Perú)

“Costa Rica: Gobierno y PP. II. suscriben mecanismos para realizar consulta”, 1 de mayo de 2018...

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15 May 2018

Kenya: Court declares construction of Lamu port violates indigenous community's right to information, healthy environment & culture, orders compensation

The High Court of Kenya  has declared that the construction of the Lamu port failed basic constitutional and legal requirements, including violations of legal procedure on public participation, the right to information, the right to a clean and healthy...

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13 May 2018

Thailand: Locals accuse authorities for abandoning human rights by favouring Chinese mining co.; demand to halt mineral exploration

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, The Nation

"Locals accuse authorities of negligence, pro-mining firm bias as deadline imposed for ending potash protest", 14 May 2018...

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3 May 2018

New guide offers recommendations for effective local stakeholder consultation to avoid adverse impacts of climate projects

Author: Carbon Market Watch

"Practitioner's guide for local stakeholder consultation - how to ensure adequate public participation in climate mitigation actions," 26 April 2018...

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