Foro Social Mundial
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Autor(a): International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
On the occasion of the World Social Forum Global Day of Action 2008, the Human Dignity and Human Rights Caucus (HDHRC), a global coalition of major human rights and development organizations, demanded that states and corporations put an end to global...
Autor(a): Isabella Gyau Orhin, Public Agenda [Ghana]
Civil Society groups, CIDSE and Partner organizations across the globe...have asked the World Bank to implement the original recommendations of the Extractive Industries Review report which includes the need to secure the free, prior and informed...
- También se encuentra en: Africa: Civil society orgs. call on World Bank to ensure extractive industries secure "free, prior & informed consent" of local people, among other recommendations
- Empresas relacionadas: AngloGold Ashanti Newmont Goldcorp
Autor(a): Arthur Okwemba, Daily Nation [Kenya]
The cost of essential drugs could soon rise substantially, if a pharmaceutical giant [Novartis] wins a court case [in India] against patents that allow production of generics... A ruling in favour of the company will have far-reaching effects on HIV...
- También se encuentra en: India: Novartis challenges patent law - seeks extended protection for cancer drug, saying "patents save lives"; NGOs say move threatens affordable essential medicines
- Empresas relacionadas: Novartis
Autor(a): CIDSE and other Civil Society organisations
Recommendations by members of civil society organisations to governments, companies, International Financial Institutions and the United Nations concerning the impacts of oil, mining and logging on development...[To] Transnational Corporations and...
Autor(a): Praful Bidwai, Inter Press Service
...Issues [that] figured prominently [at the India Social Forum in Delhi included]...new forms of labour servitude...displacement of vast numbers from city centres, villages and forests;...continuing exploitation of women...defence of the rights of the...
Autor(a): Oliver Balch, Guardian [UK]
While the World Social Forum prides itself on diversity of opinion, delegates appeared agreed on one matter: corporate social responsibility (CSR) falls short of their goal for a just and equitable economic system. [refers to Unocal, Dow Chemical]