Nam Theun 2 Power (intl. consortium)

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Nam Theun 2 Power is an intl. consortium owned by EDF Intl. (part of Electricité de France), Electricity Generating Public Company, Italthai (Italian-Thai Development Public Company), Electricité du Laos.

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3 July 2015

Laos: Expert assesses how Nam Theun 2 hydropower project could benefit local communities

Author: Asia News Network

“Can we make hydropower work for all in Laos?”, 16 May 2015...

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23 March 2010

Activists call for Laos's largest dam to suspend operations

Author: AFP

The largest hydroelectric project in Laos…should suspend operations until it has fulfilled its obligations to local people, activists said Tuesday…International Rivers accused the Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) of flouting an agreement not to start...

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23 March 2010

Laos: Activists call for Nam Theun 2 Power Co. dam to suspend operations - allege resettled villagers remain to be compensated

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23 March 2010

Laos’ Nam Theun 2 Dam Operation Illegal

Author: International Rivers

Laos’ largest and most controversial hydropower project, Nam Theun 2, began full operation last week in violation of legal obligations to provide compensation and livelihood restoration to affected communities. In an attempt to avoid its obligations,...

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29 August 2007
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Author: Jean-Michel Bezat, Le Monde

"Ici, c'est un laboratoire", résume Jean Foerster, ancien expert de la Banque mondiale, qui dirige le projet social et environnemental [du barrage Nam Theun 2]… Un "laboratoire" où se jouent la crédibilité de la Banque et l'avenir des grands barrages...

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20 August 2007

"A Kinder, Gentler Dam" - steps to minimise impacts on local people in construction of Laos's Nam Theun 2

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20 August 2007

A Kinder, Gentler Dam [Laos]

Author: Jonathan Kent, Newsweek

Dam projects in poor countries tend to wreak havoc on the communities they displace. But the $1.4 billion Nam Theun 2 dam in central Laos is a different story [consortium owned by EDF Intl. (part of Electricité de France), Electricity Generating...

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1 February 2007

[PDF] The Role and Responsibilities of International Financial Institutions with Respect to Human Rights and Their Relevance to the Private-Sector

Author: Steven Herz, Bank Information Center

A Submission to the U.N. Special Representative to the Secretary General on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises... This submission to the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative...addresses the...

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15 March 2006

Dam project brings Laos cash and controversy

Author: Ioannis Gatsiounis, International Herald Tribune

Nam Theun 2, a hydropower project [in Laos]...will be owned and operated by...the Nam Theun 2 Power Company...Nam Theun's 450-square-kilometer...reservoir will drown Sop Hia and neighboring hamlets..., displacing 6,000 indigenous villagers and...

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1 January 2006

Laos: Pressure on Nam Theun 2 dam project to mitigate impacts on indigenous peoples & environment - NGOs concerned that monitoring bodies & regulators will be too weak

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