Nam Theun 2 dam project, Laos: Response by NGOs to EDF letter regarding OECD guidelines complaint on social, environmental impacts

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25 February 2005

[PDF] Response to letter from EDF to the National Contact Point of France

Author: Elise Christensen, FIVAS; Grainne Ryder, Probe International; Aviva Imhof, International Rivers Network; Jan Cappelle, Proyecto Gato; Sebastien Godinot, Les Amis de la Terre

[Response to letter from EDF to the OECD Guidelines National Contact Point in France, regarding OECD guidelines complaint on social, environmental impacts of Nam Theun 2 dam project in Laos]

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Article
1 January 2005

A Review of the Adequacy of Compensation Measures for Communities Living Along the Xe Bang Fai River Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Project

Author: David J.H. Blake, specialist in tropical smallholder agricultural and aquaculture systems - report prepared for International Rivers Network

As it stands, the Mitigation and Compensation Programme for the impacted villages along the mainstream Xe Bang Fai and its tributaries is overly ambitious, poorly reflects actual experience in the region and leaves many questions unanswered.

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Article
8 December 2004

[DOC] [EDF response: Letter from EDF to French National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises - Translation by EDF of French original]

Author: Claude Jeandron, Deputy Senior Vice-President, Sustainable Development and Environment Branch, EDF

On November 24, 2004, an NGO collective submitted an instance to the OECD National Contact Point, concerning the Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric project in Laos...We feel that it would be useful to remind you of the economic principles and Sustainable Development commitments which have been those of EDF, as well as of its investment partners, throughout the development phase of this project, and which will remain so during the operational phase.

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