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29 October 2012
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Author: Plateforme pour la Promotion et la Défense des Droits Economiques, Sociaux et Culturels, DESC/RDC

La plateforme pour la promotion et la défense des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, DESC/RDC...est très préoccupée par le résultat de la mission d’investigation et de certification des immobilisations de la société Tenke Fungurume mining...le...

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30 April 2009

[DOC] Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights - The impact of UK-based mining companies on the Philippines, particularly focusing on the right to food

Author: Working Group on Mining in the Philippines (WGMP)

This submission focuses on the way existing and proposed mining by global companies in the Philippines poses a threat to human rights, particularly the human right to food of local communities. Its findings build on the WGMP’s recent publication...

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1 August 2007

UNCTAD 2007 World Investment Report focuses on extractive firms' impacts on development

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1 August 2007

[PDF] full report: "World Investment Report - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development"

Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...

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12 April 2007

New Report Proposes Economic Rationale for Renegotiating Key Mining Contracts in the DR Congo

Author: Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)

On the eve of the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings, RAID released a report today that proposes an economic rationale for renegotiating some of the key copper and cobalt mining contracts in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By way of...

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1 July 2006

Dem. Rep. of Congo: Global Witness says mining revenues not reducing poverty & also calls on companies to improve health & safety standards

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1 July 2006

Suffering in the Congo: Behind the numbers

Author: Keith Harmon & David Barouski, Z Magazine

War in the Congo is driven by the desire to extract raw materials...Therefore, any analysis of the geopolitics in the Congo requires an understanding of the organized crime perpetrated through multinational businesses...Human Rights Watch...2005...

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1 July 2006

[PDF] Digging in Corruption: Fraud, abuse and exploitation in Katanga’s copper and cobalt mines

Author: Global Witness

To mining companies operating in the industrial sector: Investigate reports of corruption among employees, management or board members and take measures against those found responsible; Declare all payments made to the DRC government and to particular...

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