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1 October 2012
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Author: Le Bureau du Conseiller pour l’application des directives/médiateur (CAO) de la Société financière internationale (IFC) et de l’Agence multilatérale de garantie des investissements (MIGA)

Le Bureau du Conseiller pour l’application des directives/médiateur (CAO) est le mécanisme indépendant de responsabilisation pour la Société Financière Internationale (IFC) et l’Agence Multilatérale de Garantie des Investissements (MIGA), qui sont les...

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22 June 2011

Bringing Canadian mining to justice

Author: Karyn Keenan, program officer at Halifax Initiative Coalition, in Pambazuka

Canadian mining companies seem to enjoy impunity virtually everywhere that they operate overseas...Canada has abdicated its governance responsibility regarding the overseas activities of the mining sector, refusing to regulate either the companies or...

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26 October 2010
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic [France]

A Weda Bay, sur l'île indonésienne d'Halmahera, un projet de mine sur l'un des plus importants gisements mondiaux de nickel, suscite l'ire de plusieurs ONG. L'exploitation du minerai, qui sera en grande partie conduite par Eramet, provoquerait d...

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31 May 2010

[PDF] Launch of online portal on “Business, Conflict & Peace”

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today at the United Nations in Geneva, the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching the first global information hub on “Business, Conflict & Peace”...Chris Avery, Director of the Resource Centre, said: “We are giving...

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14 October 2009

[PDF] Dispute Resolution Specialist [Washington DC, deadline 6 Nov 2009]

Author: Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman

The Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO) is an independent office reporting directly to the President of the World Bank Group...The mandate is to assist the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee...

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6 January 2009

Global Stimulus, Human Rights and the Environment

Author: World Resources Institute

International project financing primarily intended to generate jobs and growth should not ignore social and environmental safeguards in the name of economic stimulus... In particular we are asking the ADB to:...

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1 November 2008

[PDF] Implementing high ideals and aspirations - implementation toolkits are an important step in ensuring high standards in the field [scroll to pg. 29]

Author: J.J. Messner, in Journal of International Peace Operations

A few weeks ago...an important session of the Human Rights and Business Roundtable in Washington, D.C....focused on the launch of a new, breakthrough document: "The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights: An Implementation Toolkit for Major...

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1 July 2008

[PDF] The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights: An Implementation Toolkit for Major Project Sites

Author: Don McFetridge - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, Japan Environmental and Social Challenges Fund, Anvil Mining

...This toolkit on implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights [VPSHR] is a by-product of a project undertaken by MIGA’s Japan Social and Environmental Challenges Fund for Africa in collaboration with...Anvil Mining, to...

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21 April 2008

Independent Report at Bulyanhulu [Tanzania]

Author: Barrick Gold

The Bulyanhulu site in Tanzania was the subject of controversy in recent years associated with unsubstantiated allegations of improper actions by the previous owner of the property that led to the death of artisanal miners in 1996. Numerous...

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14 April 2008

Barrick threatens publisher with libel suit [Canada]

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