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5 August 2018
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Author: International Accountability Project/IAP (US)

“Aos 31 de janeiro de 2018, a International Accountability Project (IAP) e o Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos (BHRRC) realizaram um webinário sobre suas respectivas bases de dados e maneiras como outras organizações da...

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5 August 2018

Brazil: International Accountability Project and Business & Human Rights Resource Centre held a webinar on monitoring companies’ human rights violations

Author: Alexander Andrade Sampaio, International Accountability Project/IAP (US))

“Webinar on documenting human rights violations and monitoring companies and development financiers-Earlier this year, the International Accountability Project (IAP) and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) held a webinar on using...

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Report
30 July 2018

Latin America: NGO report compares legal frameworks on financial institutions’ behaviour, including Chinese banks in this region

Author: Grupo Regional sobre Financiamiento e Infraestructura, GREFI

Comparative analysis about the legal frameworks on environmental, social and of access to information norms by traditional, emergent and Chinese financial institutions with presence in Latin America....

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30 July 2018
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Author: La Tribune Afrique

"Les chiffres des énergies renouvelables sur le continent africain", 27 juillet 2018...

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Story
29 July 2018

Latin America: Chinese “Belt and Road” initiative lands in this region to finance and develop infrastructure

While in a first Chinese Dialogue article, progress in investments in infrastructure and other sectors by Chinese State-owned companies are highlighted, NGOs present their allegations on threats to indigenous peoples and local leader associated to...

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Article
9 July 2018

Peru: NGOs analyse World Bank Group’s interventions and their impacts on deforestation and climate change

Author: DAR

“Analysis of World Bank Interventions in Peru and Their Impact on Forests” – 31 May 2018...

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Article
9 July 2018

Guidance on developing effective grievance mechanisms in the banking sector

Author: BankTrack & Oxfam Australia

This paper reviews banks’ responsibilities and provides suggestions and recommendations for how banks can develop and implement effective operational-level grievance mechanisms that will be legitimate, trusted and meet their responsibilities under the...

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5 July 2018

Kenya: Case studies explore good practices with community engagement in energy projects

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Article
22 June 2018

Commentary: World Bank lauds hydro project in Laos despite reports of loss of livelihood & undelivered land titles

Author: Maureen Harris, Asia Times

"World Bank shrugs off responsibility for hydro project in Laos", 23 June 2018...

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Article
8 June 2018

Complaints Filed Today About Ukrainian Agribusiness Giant, MHP

Author: Accountability Counsel

...[T]hree communities in the central Ukraine region of Vinnytsia filed complaints to the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) criticizing the lack of transparency and surrounding environmental and health risks...

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