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1 December 2006

[PDF] Extraterritorial Jurisdiction as a tool for improving the Human Rights Accountability of Transnational Corporations

Author: Professor Olivier de Schutter, Catholic Univ. of Louvain & College of Europe

This report was prepared...as the background paper to the seminar...[held] on 3-4 November 2006 within the mandate of prof. J. Ruggie, the Special Representative to the UN Secretary General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations...

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21 November 2006

Against the Will of 300,000 local stakeholders World Bank Board Approves Loans to Botnia

Author: Center for Human Rights & Environment

Today the Board of Directors of the World Bank, against all legal reasoning and social opposition, approved two loans Botnia to construct one of the world’s largest pulp mills ever. Local sentiment to the decision was conveyed through some of the...

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16 November 2006

ILO Gets Tough on Forced Labour

Author: Gustavo Capdevila, Inter Press Service

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has hardened its stance towards the use of forced labour in Burma, and decided to turn to the International Court of Justice because of the regime's reluctance to cooperate in eradicating the practice...the...

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21 September 2006

Spanish firm says to move Uruguay paper factory

Author: Patricia Avila, Reuters

A Spanish company that planned to build a paper pulp mill in Uruguay said on Thursday it would move the plant to a new location in the country amid an environmental row with neighboring Argentina. "...we are going to move the plant because it's...

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28 August 2006
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Author: El País

Una delegación argentina integrada por representantes de diferentes sectores sociales viajó hoy rumbo a Finlandia, pais de origen de la empresa Botnia, para exponer su oposición contra la instalación de una planta de celulosa en la ciudad uruguaya de...

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13 July 2006

Court allows Uruguay pulp mills

Author: BBC

The International Court of Justice has ruled that Uruguay can continue building two pulp mills which Argentina argues will pose a pollution threat. The court ruled that the construction of the mills [by Botnia & Ence] posed no serious threat to...

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13 July 2006

Intl. Court of Justice rules against Argentina's environmental concerns, saying Uruguay pulp mills construction can continue

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13 July 2006
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Author: BBC Mundo

La Corte Internacional de Justicia de La Haya emitió este jueves su fallo sobre la construcción de dos papeleras en Uruguay, diciendo que ese país no tiene que suspender la edificación de las fábricas, tal como lo reclamaba su vecino argentino.....

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13 July 2006

Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay)- The Court finds that the circumstances, as they now present themselves to it, are not such as to require the exercise of its power to indicate provisional measures

Author: International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today gave its decision on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Argentina in the case concerning Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay.....

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13 July 2006
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Author: Cour internationale de Justice

La Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ), organe judiciaire principal des Nations Unies, a rendu aujourd’hui sa décision sur la demande en indication de mesures conservatoires présentée par l’Argentine en l’affaire relative à des Usines de pâte à papier...

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