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Mauritania: Workshop presents tools to document & resist attacks to defenders from Africa, working on business & human rights
Author: The International Service for Human Rights (Switzerland)
"NGO Forum | Human rights defenders working on businesses face specific risks in Africa", 11 June 2018 On 24 April, during the NGO Forum preceding the 62nd session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, ISHR in collaboration with ...B...
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Tanzania & Mozambique: Poor rural women discriminated in compensation after displacement to pave way for agribusiness, says report
A report by The World Resources Institute's (WRI) shows that women are discriminated when communities are compensated or resettled to pave way for agribusiness in Africa. The report calls for more inclusive and participatory community decision-making...
Ob im Handy oder Laptop – in vielen unserer technischen Endgeräte werden Mineralien verarbeitet, deren Förderung und Verkauf die schlimmsten Krisenherde auf der Welt finanzieren. Das EU-Parlament hat heute eine Verordnung gebilligt, die eine...
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Author: AOuaga.com (Burkina Faso)
« "MenInvestInWomen ", le Mouvement de leaders africains célèbre les femmes du continent en marge de la Journée internationale de la Femme », 8 mars 2017...
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Author: Bonita MEYERSFELD, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
Mining operations in the Global South often worsen conditions for affected communities after the conclusion of the operations as compared to pre-mining conditions. This is regression, not progress, which is contrary to the narrative surrounding mining...
So. Africa: Alternative Mining Indaba calls for domestication of Africa Mining Vision; communities impacted by mining say govts. must do more to protect them
The Economic Justice Network of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (EJN of FOCCISA), in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association (ZELA), Publish What You Pay (PWYP), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), South...
The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) calls on representatives of European Union (EU) Member States and of the European Parliament participating in the trilogue to revisit their copy on the establishment of the ‘White List’ of smelters and...