Somika (Société Miniere du Katanga)

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11 June 2012
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Author: Muriel Devey, Jeune Afrique

...pour augmenter la production [de maïs]...l'exécutif provincial a invité les miniers et deux brasseries implantées au Katanga à cultiver au moins 500 ha de maïs chacun - invitation qui, début 2010, est devenue obligation (pas de champ, pas le droit d...

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11 November 2008
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Author: Radio Okapi [Rép. Dém. du Congo]

Le Centre des droits de l'homme et du droit humanitaire (CDH) dénonce la pollution de l'eau de consommation domestique par certaines entreprises minières basées à Lubumbashi...notamment Somika, Shemaf et Exaco...depuis plus de quatre ans les ONG, la...

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30 May 2007

Canadian firms accused of violations abroad

Author: Geoffrey York, Globe & Mail [Canada]

...[Rights & Democracy] says it has found evidence that Canadian companies are endangering the rights of indigenous residents in three major investment projects... [TVI Pacific's mine in the Philippines] has...displaced many families,...hurt the...

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30 May 2007
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30 May 2007

Human Rights Impact Assessments for Foreign Investment Projects: Learning from Community Experiences in the Philippines, Tibet, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Argentina, and Peru

Author: Rights & Democracy

Rights & Democracy launched a three year project in 2004 to develop and test a draft methodology for human rights impact assessments of foreign investment projects. This report presents its results. The project focused its research at the community...

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30 May 2007

Human rights must guide foreign investment - Three-year study finds foreign investment too often fails human rights in developing countries

Author: Rights & Democracy

Concern for human rights must be at the heart of any foreign investment project, says a new report by Rights & Democracy. The report documents the effect of five such projects – three of which are Canadian – on communities in Africa, South America...

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30 May 2007
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Author: Droits & Démocratie [Canada]

Les droits de la personne doivent être au cœur de tout projet d’investissement à l’étranger, selon ce nouveau rapport de Droits et Démocratie. Le rapport fait état des conséquences de cinq projets, dont trois sont canadiens, sur des collectivités d...

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1 July 2006

Dem. Rep. of Congo: Global Witness says mining revenues not reducing poverty & also calls on companies to improve health & safety standards

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1 July 2006

[PDF] Digging in Corruption: Fraud, abuse and exploitation in Katanga’s copper and cobalt mines

Author: Global Witness

To mining companies operating in the industrial sector: Investigate reports of corruption among employees, management or board members and take measures against those found responsible; Declare all payments made to the DRC government and to particular...

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1 July 2006
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Author: Global Witness

À l’attention des sociétés minières actives dans le secteur industriel...Enquêter sur les cas signalés de corruption parmi les employés, l’équipe de direction ou les membres du conseil ’administration...Déclarer tous les versements effectués au...

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