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13 November 2018

Intl. Finance Corporation’s position statement on reprisals against defenders supported by Defenders in development coalition

Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development (USA)

"Release: Defenders in Development Campaign Welcomes IFC Position Statement on Reprisals", 12 Nov 2018...

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12 November 2018

Canada: Civil society groups call for reform to Export Development Act to align with Paris Agreement & increase accountability of EDC

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12 November 2018

Seychelles issues world's first blue bond to fund fisheries projects

Author: Kanis Dursin, IPS

The Republic of Seychelles... has issued a 10-year blue bond to finance fisheries projects, making it the world’s first country to utilise capital markets for funding the sustainable use of marine resources... [S]ales [of the bond] have so far raised...

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8 November 2018

India: Prime Minister announces relaxation of labour and environmental laws for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

Author: Press Trust of India (PTI), Times of India

Modi announces quick loans, relaxation in labour laws for MSMEs as Diwali gift, 2 November 2018...

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7 November 2018

Commentary: US Court ruling on Intl. Finance Corp. immunity from lawsuits could have limited impact even if decided in favour of the plaintiffs

Author: Sasha Chavkin, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

"Indian fishing community tests World Bank immunity before US Supreme Court", 1 Nov 2018...

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29 October 2018
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Author: Fabien Grasser, Le Quotidien (Luxembourg)

« Belgique : des ONG dénoncent le financement de Socfin par ING », 24 octobre 2018...

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23 October 2018

International Finance Corporation launches draft impact investment operating principles for consultation

Investors are increasingly incorporating impact investments – investments with the intent to contribute to measurable positive social, economic, or environment impact – into their portfolios. Despite this increased interest, to date there has been no...

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22 October 2018
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Le rapport "L’or à la croisée des chemins Étude d’évaluation des chaînes d’approvisionnement en or produit au Burkina Faso, au Mali et au Niger" s’attache à faire le point sur les conditions de production et de commerce de l’or dans ces trois pays,...

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17 October 2018

Civil society calls on World Bank  &  IMF to react as People’s Global Conference events are disrupted

Author: International Accountability Project (USA)

"Police Cancel Civil Society Events in Bali, Indonesia on the Sidelines of World Bank — IMF Annual Meetings", 15 Oct 2018...

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28 August 2018
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Author: Walid Kéfi, Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Changements climatiques : l’Afrique paiera au prix fort la dette des pays industrialisés", 24août 2018...

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