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12 September 2018

New guides help communities to negotiate fair contracts with investors

These Community-Investor Negotiation Guides provide communities and advocates with strategies to protect themselves from unjust land-based investment projects and ensure that the community’s long-term prosperity is at the center of all negotiations. 

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11 September 2018
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Author: Coalición Regional para la Transparencia y la Participación, Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente y Ecoa – Ecología y Acción

“Enviamos contribuciones para la mejora de la transparencia sobre la información de operaciones del BNDES” - 6 septiembre, 2018...

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5 September 2018

Renewable Energy Risking Rights & Returns: An analysis of solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors

This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes ...

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4 September 2018

Guatemala: Constitutional Court confirms suspension of Tahoe Resources' Escobal mine & orders consultation process with indigenous peoples

The Constitutional Court of Guatemala confirmed the suspension of Tahoe’s mine Escobal operated by their filial Minera San Rafael. They have a suspension since 2017, communities alleged that they were not consulted and that their rights were allegedly...

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4 September 2018
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Después de más de un año de suspensión de actividades, la Corte Constitucional ratificó la suspensión de la mina El Escobal de Tahoe Resources y ordenó al Ministerio de Energía que lleve a cabo un proceso de consulta libre, previa e informada al pueblo...

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4 September 2018
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Author: Poder (México)

“Relator especial de la ONU sobre desechos tóxicos manifiesta a SCJN preocupación por la falta de participación de las comunidades ante megaproyecto de Grupo México en Sonora”, 4 de septiembre de 2018...

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2 September 2018

Philippines: Groups allege that Jaluar mega dam will displace indigenous peoples; gov't assures consent from IPs

Author: Ime Sprnito, Panay News

"No More Hitches: Jalaur mega dam contract signing on Sept. 3," 31 August 2018...

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30 August 2018
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Author: Rafael Tatemoto, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

“Debate foi organizado por movimentos populares, pesquisadores e organizações da sociedade civil”, 30 de agosto de 2018...

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29 August 2018
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

“Governo pressiona pela construção do linhão de transmissão fracionando licenciamento e Eletronorte, para forçar autorização, ameaça suspender repasses indenizatórios. Índios resistem, pedem para serem ouvidos e lembram que foi o governo quem quebrou o...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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