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14 August 2018
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"Foncier rural : l'UE réaffirme son soutien en faveur des droits des populations autochtones", 9 juillet 2018...

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13 August 2018

Open Gov't Partnership ambassador says civic space emergency is a threat to economic growth

Author: Dr. Mo Ibrahim, The B Team (USA)

"Serving Citizens Means Empowering Citizens", July 7, 2018 ...

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30 July 2018
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Author: La Tribune Afrique

"Les chiffres des énergies renouvelables sur le continent africain", 27 juillet 2018...

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24 July 2018
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Author: CSR News

Weltweit sind im vergangenen Jahr mindestens 207 Umweltaktivisten getötet worden. Es sei das bislang tödlichste Jahr für Umweltschützer, teilte die Nichtregierungsorganisation Global Witness mit... ...

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19 July 2018

Columnist on why community consultation is essential for development projects; cites failed Buchanan Renewables' project in Liberia

Author: Rachel Cernansky, New York Times

"It Takes Consultation to Help a Village"...

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16 July 2018

Dutch regulator finds fuel sector does not adequately report on toxicity levels in fuels bound for West Africa

A report presented to the Dutch governement on 9 July 2018 by the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) of the Netherlands found that producers of blend stocks and traders who blend gasoline and diesel for West Africa or heavy fuel oil for...

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2 July 2018
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Author: Josiane Mambou Loukoula, Agence d'information d'Afrique centrale (République du Cngo)

"Economie : la Cémac exige le rapatriement des recettes minières", 29 juin 2018...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Zwangsarbeit, Kinderarbeit, Diskriminierung, Hungerlöhne, unsichere Arbeitsbedingungen, Drohungen und andere Menschenrechtsverletzungen in den globalen Lieferketten von Unternehmen sind ausführlich dokumentiert... Lieferketten sind komplex,...

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26 June 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability

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22 June 2018

Commentary: Businesses with African subsidiaries need to understand consequences of human rights abuses given increasing use of litigation

Author: Ben Rigby, African Law & Business (UK)

"Human rights and legal risks"...

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