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20 November 2019

Report calls on IMF to integrate gendered perspective on policies implemented in Egypt, Jordan & Tunisia

Author: Nabil Abdo, Oxfam

"The Gendered Impact of IMF Policies in MENA: The case of Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia" 8 October 2019...

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Article
12 November 2019

So. Africa: Civil society & community members urge govt. to accept "responsible investment only"

Author: Esther Rose, All Africa

‘Only Responsible Investors Need Apply - Activists Urge Govt’  5 November 2019...

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Story
7 November 2019
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4 anos após desastre da barragem da Samarco, Vale e BHP no Rio Doce comunidades atingidas alegam que não há reparação adequada, não foram reassentadas, que as pessoas estão doentes, que os processos judiciais são figurativos. Há comentários da Fundaçã...

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31 October 2019

Latin America: Behaviour of wholesalers, retailers and food sales services blamed for high levels of food waste in the region

Author: Latin American Post

“Latin America represents 20% of wasted food on the planet”, 31st October 2019...

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Article
29 October 2019

Nigeria: Intervention reduces lead exposures among artisanal miners

Author: Ghana Business

‘Lead Poisoning reduced with Safer Mining Practices in Nigeria’ 22 October 2019...

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Article
29 October 2019

So. Africa: Coal mining pollution in Mpumalanga province photographically documented

Author: Kim Harrisberg, Thomson Reuters

‘Dusty air, milky water: South African photographer captures coal-mining pollution’...

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Story
29 October 2019

Mexico: Communities demand Newmont Goldcorp leave their territories due to negative impacts of the mine; the company responds

Communities living close to the Peñasquito Mine, property of Newmont Goldcorp, in the state of Zacatecas, demand that the mining company leave their territories for the negative impacts that it has caused on the health of the population and the...

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Company response
29 October 2019

Newmont Goldcorp responds

...Several studies were endorsed by a local politician during 2017/18 allegedly looked into the environment and human health. The reports concluded there was some water contamination and health impacts. The last study completed was related to “health...

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Article
25 October 2019

Calls for advancement of dignity and human rights in the built environment lifecycle in new report

Author: Annabel Short, Institute for Human Rights and Business

“Dignity by Design – Human Rights and the Built Environment Lifecycle”, 1 July 2019...

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25 October 2019

Draft Principles for Dignity in the Built Environment launched

In July 2019, the Institute of Human Rights and Business (IHRB) published a report entitled 'Dignity by Design' which calls for action in the built environment lifecylce, shaping society's response to global challenges like inequality, mass-migration,...

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