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26 March 2018
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Author: RFI

Le Gabon entame, ce lundi, la révision de son Code des hydrocarbures. Adopté le 28 août 2014, il y a trois ans seulement, ce Code est très contesté par les compagnies pétrolières qui le jugent trop coercitif et peu attractif pour les investisseurs....

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20 February 2013

Big Oil, human rights and sustainable development in Africa - Implications of SERAP vs. Federal Republic of Nigeria (ECOWAS Court) 2012

Author: Olivia Kokushubila Lwabukuna, Pambazuka News

This case represents a novel attempt by a regional tribunal to indirectly ensure that businesses carried out in Africa are socially conscious and responsible…With numerous recent mineral, oil and gas discoveries in various areas in Africa, it has...

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1 February 2012
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Author: Geert van Vliet et Géraud Magrin, CIRAD, pour l'Agence française de développement

[Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme a invité la CNPC à répondre à ce rapport. Sa réponse et disponible (seulement en chinois) dans le document ci-dessous.] Ce livre aborde les facteurs qui influencent la gestion...

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4 August 2011

[PDF] Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland [Nigeria]

Author: United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the results of an environmental assessment…in Ogoniland, Nigeria. The study covers thematic issues of contaminated land, groundwater, surface water and sediments, vegetation, air pollution and public health…Ogoniland has witnessed...

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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18 January 2011

N’ Delta: FG, NNPC can be sued but not Shell, ELF, Chevron, & Total, rules ECOWAS Court [Nigeria]

Author: Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP)

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja has held that it has jurisdiction to entertain a case brought by the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government and six oil...

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30 November 2009
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Author: Service d'information des Nations Unies

Une évaluation menée par le Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) avec le soutien du gouverneur de l'Etat de Rivers, au Nigéria, va analyser pendant un an l'impact de la production pétrolière en termes de pollution sur les eaux du...

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27 November 2009

UNEP Launches Assessment of Oil-Contaminated Sites in the Niger Delta

Author: UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

A major assessment of the impacts of oil production in the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta was jointly launched today by the Governor of Rivers State and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Bori, Nigeria. The assessment, which was...

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27 November 2009

Nigeria: UN Environment Programme launches assessment of oil-contaminated Ogoni region, paid for by Shell

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12 October 2009

Niger Delta - Shell, Elf want Ecowas court suit dismissed [Nigeria]

Author: Davidson Iriekpen, This Day [Nigeria]

Shell Petroleum Develop-ment Company (SPDC) and Elf Petroleum Nigeria Ltd have asked the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja to dismiss a suit instituted against the oil companies by the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights &...

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