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4 July 2018
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Author: Daniela Fichino, Justiça Global (Brazil)

"Justiça Global lança chamada para publicação sobre o impacto da era dos megaeventos no Rio", 15 de junho de 2018...Desde os Jogos Panamericanos, em 2007, até a realização dos Jogos Olímpicos, em 2016, um modelo de desenvolvimento urbano excludente foi...

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3 July 2018

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of...

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26 June 2018
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Author: Júlia Dias Carneiro, BBC News Brasil (Brazil/UK)

"'Só arrancaram a casa do lugar, e fim': 4 anos depois, desapropriados da Copa questionam remoções desnecessárias", 17 junho 2018...[A]...Copa de 2014...provoc[ou]...desapropriações..."...Para quê foi feita a Copa? Para tirar as famílias do lugar?" Seu...

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19 June 2018
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Repórter Brasil, The Intercept e Brasil de Fato trazem entrevistas com defensoras/es ameaçados por denunciarem impactos das operações da mineradora Anglo American, em Minas Gerais. A empresa nega as acusações de envolvimento nas ameaças. “Lúcio da Sil...

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18 June 2018

OECD Watch: Out of 18 OECD Guidelines complaints filed in 2017, 13 provided no remedy for victims of corporate abuse

Author: OECD Watch

"The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines: Understanding NCP cases completed in 2017 through the lens of remedy", 18 June 2018...

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5 June 2018
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Author: Carta Capital/Deutsche Welle (Brazil/Germany)

“Biólogos acusam Coca-Cola de secar nascentes em Minas Gerais-Associação ambiental afirma que, em três anos, fábrica na Grande Belo Horizonte afetou vazão de nascentes e lençóis freáticos”, 5 de junho de 2018...Sebastião Gomes de Laia chegou ali, na...

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5 June 2018

Ghana: Newmont ordered to resettle 23 mining-affected persons displaced to pave way for mining

Author: Francis Agbere, Extractive Industries Programme & Campaigns Manager for Oxfam, Ghana, in Oxfam

"A community challenges a mining company in Ghana, and wins!"...

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Report
1 June 2018

New guide explains human rights responsibilities of companies in energy & natural resource sector & how failure to respect can increase legal risk

Author: Hogan Lovells’ International Business and Human Rights Group

"Respecting Human Rights in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector," June 2018 ...

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31 May 2018

Ecuador: Local communities continue to oppose mining projects in Ecuadorian Amazon backed by Chinese companies

Author: CASCOMI, Shuar Arutam (Ecuador)

"Chinese Companies in the Ecuadorian Mining Sector: The cases of the Mirador and San Carlos Panantza Projects", March 2018...

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31 May 2018

EU adopts rules on equal pay & working conditions for posted workers

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