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18 January 2019
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Author: Noticias SER

“Organizaciones acuerdan paro indefinido en Hualgayoc contra la contaminación minera”- 16 de enero de 2019...

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18 January 2019

UN instructs Canada to suspend construction of dam project until it obtains free, prior & informed consent of Indigenous peoples

Author: Sarah Cox, The Narwhal

"United Nations instructs Canada to suspend Site C dam construction over Indigenous rights violations," 9 Jan 2019...

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17 January 2019
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16 January 2019

Liberia: NGOs develop new advocacy strategies to hold oil palm producers accountable for environmental & human rights concerns

Author: Cewhy Kwanue, Daily Observer

"Green Advocates, IDI Develop New Tools to Hold Oil Palm Farmers Accountable for Environmental and Human Rights Violations", 7 January 2019....

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15 January 2019

Analysis of human rights disclosure of Canadian mining companies reveals need for more information re stakeholder engagement & challenges

Author: Erika Piquero, Shift

"Human rights reporting in the Canadian mining sector: Maturity trends and insights," 15 Jan 2019...

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2019...

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15 January 2019

Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector to the Sustainable Development Goals: Draft Atlas for Consultation

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Equitable Origin and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network have published, “Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector: An Atlas,” a...

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14 January 2019
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Author: 20minutes (France)

« ‘’Montagne d'or’’: Le projet minier en Guyane inquiète l'ONU », 11 janvier 2019...

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13 January 2019

USA: 2018 report on state of human rights details violations of labour rights, access to water & free, prior & informed consent

Author: US Human Rights Network

In the United States this year...we have seen undeniable, egregious, and unapologetic violations of human rights... Illegal and immoral attempts to encroach on American Indian lands, territories, and the resources of Indigenous Peoples have always been...

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11 January 2019

Canada : Dzawada'enuxw First Nation community sues govt. for lack of consultation over operations of fish farms in their waters & negative impact on environment

Author: Emilee Gilpin, Canada's National Observer

"The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation files lawsuit against Canada on fish farms dispute", 10 Jan 2019...

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