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18 December 2009

[PDF] Balintulo et al. v. Daimler AG et al. - Statement by German Government

Author: Klaus Botzet - Legal Adviser & Consul General, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Washington, DC

Please find enclosed a statement of the German Government in response to the questions raised by the court in the Balintulo et. al. v. Daimler AG et. al. litigation, which has been filed with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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15 September 2009
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Author: Stéphanie Maupas, Le Monde [France]

La guerre écologique que se livrent l'Argentine et l'Uruguay depuis 2006 se poursuit devant la Cour internationale de justice (CIJ) à La Haye, aux Pays-Bas, depuis le lundi 14 septembre. La pollution du Rio de la Plata est au coeur de la bataille...

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4 September 2009

ILO Turns Spotlight on Burma to End Forced Labor

Author: Marwaan Macan-Markar, Inter Press Service writer, in Irrawaddy

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is turning its attention to a western corner of military-ruled Burma to end the scourge of forced labor, which remains rampant in most parts of the Southeast Asian nation. On Sunday, the ILO will be hosting...

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3 September 2009

Norway fund sells Israeli shares on ethical grounds

Author: Aasa Christine Stoltz & Wojciech Moskwa, Reuters

Norway's sovereign wealth fund has sold its stake in Israeli company Elbit Systems because it supplied surveillance equipment for the separation barrier in the West Bank. The $400 billion-plus…fund…has in the past ruled out investing in some two dozen...

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29 April 2009
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Author: Wilson Benavides, El Telégrafo [Ecuador]

Ecuador entregó ayer los argumentos jurídicos, técnicos y testimoniales que sustentan la demanda presentada el 31 de marzo del 2008 contra Colombia, en la Corte Internacional de Justicia de La Haya, por las fumigaciones de cultivos ilícitos en la...

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1 January 2009

new book: "Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law"

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1 January 2009

[PDF] Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Author: Elisa Morgera, pub. Oxford University Press

The progressive integration, or attempted integration, of the private sector in the implementation of IEL [Intl. Environmental Law] through the concept of corporate accountability has come to represent one of the aspects of the continuous and constant...

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18 September 2008

Dutch bank must disinvest from rights abuses

Author: Jeff Handmaker, The Electronic Intifada

On 26 August 2008, a group...attended a meeting at the offices of SNS Asset Management...to urge the bank -- a full subsidiary of SNS Bank...to withdraw its investments in the...Veolia Corporation because of Veolia's direct and indirect involvement in...

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1 September 2008
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Author: Olivier Maurel, Consultant chercheur indépendant et Professeur associé à l’IAE Gustave Eiffel - Université Paris-XII, Membre de la Commission Entreprise d’Amnesty International (France); avec le concours de : Natalia Alonso, Julienne Brabet, Michel Doucin, Olivier Kiehl, Thierry Philipponnat, Lisa Tassi, Alexandre Viscontini

...[L'objectif de l'étude réalisée par Olivier Maurel] est de proposer des recommandations à la CNCDH [Commission nationale consultative des droits de l’homme] en vue de l’avis qu’elle doit remettre au Premier ministre sur le rôle et l’action possible...

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10 August 2008

A matter of social duty and fertiliser

Author: Ivan Broadhead, South China Morning Post

Western Sahara's government-in-exile...warn[ed] Hong Kong's Pacific Basin Shipping...as one of the shipping firm's vessels dropped anchor in Hobart to deliver a cargo of phosphate rock from Western Sahara's Boucraa minefields to Australian fertiliser...

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