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29 May 2020

Honduras: Environmental defenders at risk as government awards logging, mining and hydroelectric dam licenses often on indigenous territories

Author: Irish News

“Honduras is selling off its natural resources to the highest bidder, environmentalists claim”, 25th May 2020...

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29 May 2020

Lebanon: Migrant workers are the most vulnerable amid Covid-19 and economic crises

Author: Sarah El Deep, Associated Press

"Lebanon's migrant workers’ plight worsens as crises multiply", 26 May 2020...

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27 May 2020

So. Africa: Labour Minister instructs department to track and trace domestic workers for UIF benefits

Author: IOL (South Africa)

“UIF pays out over R55 million in Covid-19 relief aid to domestic workers” 17 May 2020...

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27 May 2020

So. Africa: Report finds some public finance institutions failed to publicly account for their response to climate crisis, whilst banks slowly begin to respond

Investment policies of South African development finance institutions the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) not only fall short of international social, environmental and governance standards,...

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27 May 2020

Outreach to companies on relationships with apparel manufacturers & response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Visit our apparel COVID-19 action tracker...

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26 May 2020

China promises to step up public health projects in belt and road countries amid coronavirus pandemic

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“China promises to boost belt and road health projects amid coronavirus pandemic”, 24 May 2020...

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26 May 2020

Myanmar: Proposal to shutter Chinese-owned coal plant rejected despite allegations of pollution

Author: Radio Free Asia

“Myanmar Government Rejects Motion to Shutter Polluting Chinese-Owned Coal Plant”, 19 May 2020...

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21 May 2020

Gulf. & migrant workers' home states must make mutual effort to safeguard health, wages & jobs during Covid crisis

Author: Mohammed Hossain Sarker, Financial Express

"Forced repatriation of migrant workers amid Covid-19," 18 May 2020...

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21 May 2020

South Asia: Repatriation of migrant workers an economic & public health challenge, warn labour experts

Author: Annie Banerji, Jise Devasia & Gopal Sharma, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"South Asia scrambles to bring home crisis-hit migrant workers," 19 May 2020...

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20 May 2020

Liberia: Govt. orders employers to pay all non-essential workers 50% salaries as many companies scale-down workforce

Author: Willie Tokpah, Front Page Africa

‘COVID-19 Forcing Companies to Scale-down Workforce’ 19 May 2020...

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