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24 March 2019

Burma: Groups come together to oppose construction of dams on Burma's rivers

Author: Karen Information Center, BNI Multimedia Group

"Rivers are not commodities for Sale- Environmental Rights and Civil Society Groups Demand End to Large-dam Projects," 22 March 2019...

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16 January 2019

Key lessons for civil society to expand civic space include adaptation of new business models, report says

Author: Catherine Hyde Townsend, Center for Strategic and International Studies (USA)

A CSO Playbook to reclaim civic space, 21 Dec 2018...

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20 December 2018

Land and water grabbing: Impact on indigenous peoples and their religious convictions

Author: Victoria Camarero Suárez, University Jaume I

The entire paper is only available in Spanish. This is an unofficial translation of some parts of the paper....

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25 July 2018
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Author: France Info

« Au moins 207 défenseurs de l'environnement ont été tués en 2017, selon l'ONG Global Witness », 24 juillet 2017...

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24 July 2018

New Global Witness report finds agribusiness is most dangerous sector for defenders

Author: Global Witness (UK)

"At what cost?: Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders  in 2017"...

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18 July 2018

Verisk Maplecroft Human Rights Outlook 2018 highlights modern slavery risks arising from automation & attacks on defenders as key challenges

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13 April 2018

India: Gov't. blacklists two UAE shipping cos. over labour abuses

Author: World Maritime News

"India Blacklists Two UAE Companies for Abandoning Seafarers" 30 Mar 2018...

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29 January 2018

New report by Oxfam finds economic inequality & poor working conditions among female workers

Author: Oxfam

“Reward work, not wealth”...

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11 June 2014

EIRIS Webinar: Assessing how companies manage the risks of investment in Myanmar [12 Jun]

Author: EIRIS Conflict Risk Network

This 45 minute webinar introduces EIRIS Conflict Risk Network Investment Watch: Burma/Myanmar , a new resource to enable investors to make sound judgements about how companies are approaching the ongoing risks in the country...The need for information...

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12 December 2012
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Author: Karin Lukas und Astrid Steinkellner, Mitarbeit: Gabriel Thurner

Die Mehrheit der Menschenrechtsverletzungen, an denen Unternehmen beteiligt sind, findet in Konfliktregionen ohne funktionierende (rechts-)staatliche Strukturen statt. Die vorliegende Studie untersucht, welche negativen Effekte durch die Aktivitäten...

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