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16 November 2017

Malawi: How community-led activism prompted banks to withdraw from funding Lilongwe Water Project due to potential negative impact on livelihoods

Author: John Mwebe & Prekshar Kumar, in OpenGlobalRights

"Using community-led activism and public opinion to stop harmful development"...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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11 November 2017

Commentary: Intergenerational efforts are critical to addressing climate change

Author: Leah Davidson, OpenGlobalRights

For many children in developing countries, the reality of climate change is intricately intertwined with children’s human rights to education, healthcare, shelter and sanitation...There is a generational divide between the people in leadership...

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9 November 2017
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8 November 2017

G7 Health ministers issue statement on climate change’s negative effects on health

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8 November 2017

Sierra Leone: Report finds investors failed to conduct human rights due diligence prior to exiting development project; incl. company comments

Swedwatch's report entitled 'No Business, no rights: Human rights impacts when land investments fail to include responsible exit strategies. The case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone', alleges that Swedish DFI Swedfund, and the Dutch equivalent FMO...

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7 November 2017
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6 November 2017

Commentary: To ensure a fast & fair transition, human rights must be at the centre of the renewable energy sector

Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson

"Putting human rights at the centre of the renewable energy sector," 3 November 2017...

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6 November 2017
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Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson

[Anmerkung: Dies ist eine Übersetzung des Business & Human Rights Resource Centres. Die englische Originalversion des Blogs finden Sie hier.]...

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30 October 2017

Kenya: Report claims local community in titanium-rich area has not benefited from mining; Base Titanium responds

A recent report by HakiJamii says that titanium mining host communities in Kwale area are "experiencing dire socio-economic conditions despite the mining project minting billions from titanium exploitation in their backyards." The Business & Human...

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