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22 July 2015

Full paper: "Community voice in human rights impact assessments"

Author: Oxfam America

Human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) are intended to minimize human rights risks, lessen adverse impacts, and strengthen positive outcomes of business investments on affected populations. For an HRIA to fulfill this purpose, it must consider the...

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15 November 2012

[PDF] Mining conflicts around the world. Common grounds from an Environmental Justice perspective

Author: EJOLT

This report aims at exploring contemporary mining conflicts in the context of the sustainable development and environmental justice...[T]he project and type of conflict are characterized in a nutshell, with some basic factual background that describe...

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1 April 2010

[video] They Come For the Gold, They Come For It All [Argentina]

Author: Cinema Política [Canada]

In the town of Esquel in southwestern Argentina, opinions are strongly polarized on the matter of the exploitation of the mine five miles down the road. The mine is a source of silver and gold that the Canadian company Meridian Gold extracts using the...

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16 February 2010

Guatemala: Anti-Mine Activists Encouraged by Canadian Ruling

Author: Danilo Valladers, IPS

Ecologists in Guatemala see a recent ruling by Canada's Supreme Court…as a positive precedent that could help improve environmental controls over the mining industry…The Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could not split projects into...

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1 September 2008

Engineers Against Poverty issues briefing note to guide project managers on managing project social risk

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1 September 2008

[PDF] A systematic approach to project social risk & opportunity management: A briefing note for project managers of large infrastructure and extractive industry projects

Author: Engineers Against Poverty

Social risks are...often not adequately incorporated into project risk management processes because they are not as well understood by project teams as technical and financial issues...This briefing note presents the key elements of a systematic...

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1 February 2008

Extractive firms should obtain free, prior & informed consent of affected indigenous groups, says Canada's Ethical Funds

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1 February 2008

[PDF] Winning the Social License to Operate : Resource Extraction with Free, Prior, and Informed Community Consent

Author: Sustainability Perspectives, by Ethical Funds [Canada]

In recent years, resource extraction companies have seen development projects evaporate as communities have found the capacity and the will to oppose and shut down operations... To secure project access and ensure that invested assets eventually see a...

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14 May 2007

The Business Case for Community Consent

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14 May 2007

[PDF] Deveopment Without Conflict: The Business Case for Community Consent

Author: Jonathan Sohn, Steven Herz, and Antonio La Vina, World Resources Institute [USA]

While much has been written on the legal, normative, and development arguments for ensuring that host communities have the opportunity to provide their free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) to a project, relatively little attention has been paid to...

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