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22 August 2017

John Ruggie delivers keynote address at launch of Chile's National Action Plan

Author: John Ruggie

The launch of Chile’s National Action Plan to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights... marks an important occasion for Chile, and for the business and human rights agenda world-wide... For its first three-year phase, the...

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21 August 2017

Colombia: Constitutional Court suspends Cerrejon’s permit to divert stream over lack of consultations with local indigenous groups; incl. company statement

Following legal mechanisms used by Wayuu indigenous groups and Afro descendant leaders in La Guajira, the decision by the Constitutional Court rules that until it verifies that FPIC was carried out respecting the fundamental right to prior consent,...

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21 August 2017
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Author: Radio Progreso y el ERIC (Honduras)

“Inversionistas canadienses se apoderan del 70 por ciento de tierras garífunas en Santa Fe, Colón”, 17 de Agosto de 2017...

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16 August 2017
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Author: Le Monde (France)

« En Colombie, des indigènes gagnent un recours contre une multinationale de charbon », 16 août 2017...

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15 August 2017
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Diversas comunidades de la etnia Wayúu en La Guajira interpusieron acciones de tutela para detener el desvío del arroyo Bruno, una de las fuentes de agua más importantes en la región más desértica de Colombia, e iniciaron campañas mundiales de defensa...

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15 August 2017

Uganda: Call to avoid violent confrontation between security forces & local community over land allocated to Madhvani Group

Author: Stephen Kafeero, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Breaking down the Amuru land conflict"...

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15 August 2017

UN Working Group invites stakeholders to provide input re human rights defenders & civic space (due 1 Sept)

The UN Working Group on business & human rights has decided to give focused attention to the issue of human rights defenders and civic space and is undertaking this project with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders. The Working...

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14 August 2017
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Author: Alexandra Endes, Zeit Online

Der deutsche Turbinenhersteller Voith Hydro wird das umstrittene Wasserkraftprojekt Agua Zarca in Honduras nicht mehr beliefern. Zwischen Voith Hydro und Desa, dem Betreiber von Agua Zarca, bestehen keine Vertragsverbindungen mehr. Das bestätigte das...

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13 August 2017
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Author: Radio Progreso y el ERIC (Honduras)

“Municipios aledaños al río Ulúa están amenazados con desaparecer por instalación de hidroeléctrica”, 4 de Agosto de 2017 ...

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13 August 2017
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Author: Radio Progreso y el ERIC (Honduras)

“Nueva Ley de Turismo aumentará beneficios para empresarios y persecución contra comunidades”, 10 de Agosto de 2017...

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