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12 November 2018

Seychelles issues world's first blue bond to fund fisheries projects

Author: Kanis Dursin, IPS

The Republic of Seychelles... has issued a 10-year blue bond to finance fisheries projects, making it the world’s first country to utilise capital markets for funding the sustainable use of marine resources... [S]ales [of the bond] have so far raised...

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3 May 2018

Commentary: UN climate talks should include roadmap for mobilising additional finance for loss & damage & polluters should pay

Author: Ministers Joseph Isaac, Ronny Jumeau, Anisul Islam Mahmud and Ralph Regenvanu, Climate Change News

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15 December 2016

Thailand: Greenpeace's investigation exposes severe labour rights abuses of rogue overseas fishing fleet in animal food export supply chain

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1 November 2013

[PDF] Time to clean up: How Barclays promotes the use of tax havens in Africa

Author: ActionAid

[Business & & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Barclays to respond. Response provided.] Barclays bank is now reported to be the largest retails bank in Africa…[R]apidly rising commodity prices have resulted in a steady increase in foreign...

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1 October 2013

Tax Abuse, Poverty and Human Rights – IBAHRI Task Force report

Author: International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute

This new IBAHRI report addresses tax abuses from the novel perspective of human rights law and policy. Based on extensive consultation from diverse perspectives, the expert Task Force offers insight into the links between tax abuses, poverty and human...

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17 April 2012
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Author: Véronique Smée, Novethic [France] (copyright : www.novethic.fr)

De 18 territoires non-coopératifs, la liste française est passée à huit « petits territoires », le 12 avril dernier. Bien moins que la liste du Groupe d'action financière (GAFI), qui en comptait 41 fin 2011 ou encore celle du réseau d'ONG et de...

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1 January 2012

Al Jazeera video highlights findings of report claiming that tax avoidance by multinational companies in Africa undermines development

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1 January 2012

[PDF] Bringing the billions back – How Africa and Europe can end illicit capital flight

Author: Kristina Fröberg, Attiya Waris, Forum Syd

Development organisations and academics in Africa and Europe agree on the measures needed at the international level to put a stop to illicit capital flight. To end the secrecy that enables it, they for example call for automatic and multilateral...

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30 September 2011

India, Bangladesh & the Philippines lead the world in number of products made by child labourers according to US Dept. of Labor report

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