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28 February 2002

ENVIRONMENT: World Bank Unit Keeps Peruvian Case at Arm's Length

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has refused to investigate allegations of corruption involving a gold mine it co-owns in Peru...The IFC owns five percent of the Minera Yanacocha mine, the largest gold mine in Latin America, which is co...

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28 February 2002

IRAQ: German Companies Violating U.N. Sanctions, Der Spiegel Reports

Author: UN Wire

German officials are investigating six German companies suspected of selling military equipment to Iraq in violation of U.N. sanctions, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported this week.

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28 February 2002

Maquiladora union "blacklist" condemned [Ciudad Juarez, Mexico]

Author: Conrad Fox, TheNewsMexico.com [Mexico]

The bureau, they say, will blacklist maquiladora workers involved in union activities and is a violation of human rights.

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28 February 2002

GLOBAL COMPACT: Special Adviser To Annan Reportedly Quitting

Author: UN Wire

The United Nations will allow the contract of former Asea Brown and Boveri head Goran Lindahl, a special adviser to U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on the Global Compact, to expire today without seeking to renew it, the Financial Times reports....

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28 February 2002

HIV/AIDS: Drugs Used Properly In Developing World, Studies Show

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28 February 2002

Business group denies "blacklisting" employees [Mexico]

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27 February 2002

GLOBAL COMPACT: Special Adviser To Annan Reportedly Quitting

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27 February 2002

ILO Tackles Social Consequences of Globalization

Author: International Labour Organization

The International Labour Organization (ILO) today launched a top-level commission comprising Presidents, politicians, academics, social experts and a Nobel Economics laureate which, for the first time, will address the social dimension of...

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27 February 2002

Wages don't meet minimum needs [Indonesia]

Author: Jakarta Post

The average 2002 provincial minimum wages could only cover 85.89 percent of the minimum physical needs, compared with 90.48 percent in 2001, Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Jacob Nuwa Wea said on Tuesday.

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27 February 2002

Annan special adviser to quit

Author: Nicholas George & Carola Hoyos, Financial Times

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