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19 Oct 2014

Cambodia: Displaced villagers bring OECD complaint against ANZ for allegedly financing project linked to forced land confiscation; ANZ agrees to landmark settlement with farmers

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Linked below are stories related to the complaint filed by villagers, represented by NGOs Equitable Cambodia and Inclusive Development International, before the Australian National Contact Point under the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Earlier stories on this case are available here

On 7 February 2020, following a dialogue involving representatives of the affected families, ANZ has agreed to provide a financial package to alleviate the hardships faced by some 1,200 affected families. The agreement effectively set a human rights precedent for the global banking sector.

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