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14 August 2018

Commentary: States should employ international investment agreements to protect the rights of affected individuals and communities

Author: Surya Deva, Investment Policy Hub

"Managing States' "Fatal Attraction" to International Investment Agreements", 13 August 2018...

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30 June 2017

UNCTAD & African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States release Guiding Principles for Investment Policymaking; highlight role of investment in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals

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9 September 2016

Letter signed by over 200 academics warns that intl. investment arbitration threatens rule of law by empowering foreign businesses

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1 September 2016

Investigative series looks at inequalities & injustices in intl. investment arbitration

Buzzfeed News investigates the injustices of investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) in a four part series. The series explores how the threat of arbitration is enough to chill government regulation, how ISDS helps executives escape punishment &...

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21 July 2016

Civil society calls on UN Conference on Trade & Development to address corporate tax avoidance & extraterritorial corporate accountability

Author: 400+ civil society organizations

"Declaration of Civil Society to UNCTAD XIV"...

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18 July 2016
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Author: Benjamin Polle, Jeune Afrique

"Matières premières : des milliards de dollars d’exportations africaines évanouies dans la nature", 19 juillet 2016...

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27 June 2016

Multinatls. need to pay their fair share of tax & govts. need to invest it in public services, says Public Services International

Author: Public Services International

"Defending public services together!", 21 Jun 2016...

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15 October 2015

Intl. investment agreements must be in line with intl. human rights norms & law, says UN independent expert

Author: Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic & equitable intl. order

“Report of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order”, 14 Jul 2015...

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18 August 2015

Investing in the SDGs: Whose Business?

Author: Aldo Caliari, Center for Concern, on UN Research Institute for Social Development

The role of foreign investment in financing development has been a matter of considerable debate in the negotiations leading up to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development...While private capital inflows can help finance...

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14 May 2015

Salvadoran experts urge Canadians to challenge dispute settlement provisions enabling investors to sue govts. over social & environmental policies

Author: Maude Barlow & Meera Karunananthan, Council of Canadians, on Huffington Post Blog (Canada)

"Save Our Water, End Investor Rights", 13 May 2015...

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