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1 June 2005

FG [Federal Govt.] appoints Kukah to reconcile Shell, Ogoni [Nigeria]

Author: Hector Igbikowubo, Vanguard [Nigeria]

The Nigerian subsidiary of the Anglo/Dutch oil giant; Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), and representative of the Ogoni, Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), have made commitments to a structured process of reconciliation,...

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  • Related companies: Shell
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1 June 2005

[PDF] [news release] Human Rights Watch Report on AngloGold Ashanti's Activities in the DRC [Dem. Rep. of Congo] [also includes 31 May 2005 letter from AngloGold Ashanti to Human Rights Watch regarding report]

Author: AngloGold Ashanti

In investigating and reporting on AngloGold Ashanti’s activities in the Ituri region of the DRC, the report alleges that, through its presence in the region, AngloGold Ashanti gave tacit support to militia groups and, in doing this, acted...

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3 May 2005

ChevronTexaco overhauling aid to Nigeria

Author: Daniel Balint-Kurti, Associated Press

ChevronTexaco's Nigerian subsidiary said Tuesday it would overhaul its aid projects in the country's oil-rich south after finding much of the tens of millions of dollars spent yearly was fueling violence and wasted by corruption. [also refers to Shell]

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1 May 2005

Bill Clinton plans private summit on global woes

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1 May 2005

Clinton Global Initiative: September 15-17, 2005, New York City

This nonpartisan conference will bring together a diverse and select group of current and former heads of state, business leaders, noteworthy academicians, and key NGO representatives to participate in a series of dynamic interactive workshops. The...

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1 March 2005

[PDF] full report: "Our Common Interest - Report of the Commission for Africa"

Author: Commission for Africa

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23 February 2005

[PDF] The Corporate Engagement Project and Total Sudan

Author: Corporate Engagement Project

Total Sudan joined the Corporate Engagement Project in December 2004. Also in December, CEP signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Total Sudan, agreeing to work with the company to ensure that, as it opens operations, it does do in ways that are...

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  • Related companies: Total
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21 February 2005

A Catalyst for Peace - Oil has played a major role in ending Sudan's civil war

Author: Alexandra Polier, Newsweek International

[A] less-known catalyst for peace lay under the combatant's feet—-oil...According to a source familiar with Sudan's long conflict, it is no accident that the government and its longtime enemy, the Southern People's Liberation Army (SPLA), began serious...

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1 February 2005
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Author: Escola de Cultura de Pau (UAB), Instituto Persona, Empresa y Sociedad, ESADE

Este Boletín electrónico mensual ofrece una selección de las noticias e iniciativas más importantes sobre Empresa y Derechos Humanos a escala internacional y, en especial, de aquello que acontece en España y América Latina...[se refiere a BHP Billiton,...

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1 February 2005

[PDF] International Companies and Post-Conflict Reconstruction - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons

Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group

In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative...

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