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1 January 2008

[PDF] Grievance Mechanisms for Business and Human Rights: Strengths, Weaknesses and Gaps

Author: Caroline Rees, Research Fellow, Corp. Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Govt., Harvard Univ.

...[T]here is...a growing body of extrajudicial mechanisms in the business and human rights arena to which complainants can take their concerns. This paper aims to provide an assessment of some of the strengths and weaknesses of this group of...

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1 January 2008

[PDF] Mapping Grievance Mechanisms in the Business & Human Rights Arena

Author: Caroline Rees & David Vermijs, Research Fellows, Corp. Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Govt., Harvard Univ.

This paper sets out in summary form a range of existing grievance mechanisms from a variety of different contexts, whether industry or multi-industry, national, regional or international, private or public, based in law or voluntary standards. The...

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18 November 2007

Accountability mechanisms - report of Harvard workshop, Nov 2007

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21 December 2006
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Author: Myriam Bourgy, Comité pour l’Annulation de la Dette du Tiers Monde

En octobre 2004, un massacre est perpétré par l’armée régulière congolaise près du site de la mine, dans cette ville de Kilwa...Selon des témoignages rapportés dans le rapport de la MONUC, les FARDC ont utilisé des véhicules de la compagnie Anvil...

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3 February 2006

[PDF] World Bank Insurance Arm Fails to Protect Local Communities, Audit Finds: Bank’s Compliance Office Reveals Due Diligence Failures in DR Congo Mining Project

Author: Action Against Impunity for Human Rights (ACIDH); African Association for the Defense of Human Rights (ASADHO); Bank Information Center (BIC); Environmental Defense; Friends of the Earth U.S.; Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)

A World Bank report investigating its support for Anvil Mining’s Dikulushi project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) finds...the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) evaluated the risks of conflict to its client and their assets,...

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2 February 2006
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Author: Emad Mekay, IPS News

Le président de la Banque mondiale, Paul Wolfowitz, qui se fait passer pour le champion de la transparence, fait face à des accusations selon lesquelles son cabinet serait en train de dissimuler un rapport sur un projet minier soutenu par la Banque en...

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2 February 2006
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Author: Bureau du Conseiller/Médiateur (CAO) de la Banque Mondiale

Le Bureau du Conseiller/Médiateur (CAO), le mécanisme de recours pour la Société financiere internationale (IFC) et l'Agence multilatérale de garantie des investissements (MIGA)...diffuse aujourd'hui son rapport d'audit de la due diligence de l'AMGI...

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1 February 2006

Democratic Republic of Congo- Dikulushi Copper-Silver Mine

Author: World Bank Compliance Advisor Ombudsman

On July 27, 2005 the President of the World Bank Group, Paul Wolfowitz, requested that the CAO audit the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency’s (MIGA’s) due diligence for the Dikulushi Copper-Silver Mining Project in Katanga Province of The...

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31 January 2006

[DOC] World Bank Buries Internal Report on Controversial Congo Mining Project [Dem. Rep. of Congo]

Author: Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) & Bank Information Center (BIC)

After activists sounded alarm bells about a massacre carried out by Congolese Armed Forces near the mine and the alleged logistical support provided by the Bank Group’s client, Anvil Mining, Bank President Paul Wolfowitz called for an internal...

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1 January 2006

Dikulushi Project - Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo: Anvil Mining Limited

Author: Gary MacDonald & Frederic Kama-Kama Tutu, Corporate Engagement Project [USA]

Field Visit: November 22 to December 15, 2005... In general, CEP found people in the communities supportive of the company's presence as an engine for economic development... Chief among their many concerns...was that they found it difficult to get...

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