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1 January 2006

Report raises concern about increasing investment in environmentally-harmful pulp mills in Indonesia, Uruguay, Brazil, China, Baltic States

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Conflict and Project Finance: exploring options for better management of conflict risk

Author: Corene Crossin, Jessie Banfield - International Alert

This background paper focuses on the linkages between project finance and conflict. Project finance is frequently used to fund investments in higher-risk developing countries – particularly for large infrastructure and natural resource extraction...

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1 January 2006

[PDF] full report: "Financing Pulp Mills - An Appraisal of Risk Assessment and Safeguard Procedures"

Author: Machteld Spek, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

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9 November 2005

The CAO Ombdusman Triggers Audit of Uruguayan Paper Mill Projects and Expands Investigation to Proceedings of MIGA [Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency]

Author: Center for Human Rights & Environment (Argentina)

Following the completion of its preliminary review of a complaint filed by CEDHA against two proposed IFC-financed paper mills [involving ENCE, Botnia] on the Argentine-Uruguayan border...the CAO Ombudsman officially communicated today...that it will...

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1 November 2005

World Bank Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman releases audit of due diligence review by MIGA for Anvil Mining project in Dem. Rep. of Congo - finds MIGA's review weak on conflict & security issues

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1 November 2005

[PDF] CAO Audit of MIGA’s Due Diligence of the Dikulushi Copper-Silver Mining Project in The Democratic Republic of the Congo - Final Report

Author: Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman - International Finance Corporation/Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

The CAO’s audit focused on the following aspects of MIGA’s due diligence:...

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5 October 2005

[DOC] Response to Anvil Mining’s ‘Report on the Visit by NGOs to the Dikulushi Mine, DRC’ [Dem. Rep. of Congo]

Author: Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID)

RAID is releasing this brief account of its visit to the Dikulushi Mine and Kilwa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in response to the report which Anvil Mining has circulated widely concerning the visit by NGOs to the Dikulushi Mine...A full...

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15 April 2005

[PDF] Assessment Report - Complaint Regarding the Lukoil Overseas Project (Karachaganak Oil and Gas Field) [see p. 15 for the original complaint] Burlinsky District, Western Kazakhstan Oblast, Kazakhstan

Author: Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, International Finance Corporation and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

CAO [Compliance Advisor Ombudsman for the IFC] received a complaint on 1 October 2004 [from individuals from the village of Berezovka] regarding the...International Finance Corporation (IFC) investment in the Karachaganak Oil and Gas Condensate Field ...

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1 June 2004

[PDF] MIGA’s Experience in Conflict-Affected Countries. The Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Author: John Bray

As recent studies have emphasized...the private sector has an important, indeed crucial, role to play in peace building and post-conflict reconstruction. As in other post-conflict and transition economies, the attraction of investment in BiH [Bosnia...

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1 October 2003

Rich countries should stop funding water privatisation by World Bank, urge over 100 NGOs worldwide

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