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Article
7 May 2013
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Auteur: Global Witness

Global Witness' investigation...in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...revealed high-level military involvement in the region's minerals trade. A briefing...outlines findings from research carried out in DRC's North and South Kivu provinces, Burundi...

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Article
2 April 2013

Le travail des enfants, une pire réalité sociale [Burundi]

Auteur: Rénovat Ndabashinze, Afriquinfos [Espagne]

Orphelins du VIH/Sida, des enfants en situation de rue, enfants chefs de ménage…sont plus touchés par le phénomène de travail des enfants et sont engagés comme domestiques, aide-boys, lavandiers, jardiniers, boutiquiers, etc. Et cela, en violation...

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Article
30 March 2013
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Auteur: Economist

...Terra Lawson-Remer, an economist at the Council on Foreign Relations...argues that economists have tended to take a simplistic view of the security of property rights, which assumes that if foreign investors and local elites have security, so does...

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Article
8 February 2013
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Auteur: Enough Project

This Valentine’s Day, the Enough Project is launching a new campaign and video report documenting the trade in conflict gold from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Jewelry companies, the world’s largest consumers of gold, have an opportunity to help...

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Article
14 January 2013
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Auteur: Robert Borthwick & James Warwick (Maplecroft) in This is Africa

Section 1502 [of the Dodd-Frank Act] will introduce significant...compliance costs...There are concerns that Section 1502 will not be effective...given widespread cross-border smuggling into states with a weak regulatory framework...and into countries...

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Article
3 January 2013
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Auteur: Squire Sanders

Squire Sanders...launched...a blog addressing all aspects of compliance with the rule recently adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) governing the use of conflict minerals (tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold) that originate from the...

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1 January 2013
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Article
1 January 2013
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Auteur: OECD

The goal of [this] report is to provide an overall assessment of the progress and impact of the one-year pilot implementation phase of the OECD Guidance and its Supplement on Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten [3T mining]...Drawing on lessons from the ground,...

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Article
7 November 2012
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Auteur: Allison Aubrey, The Salt blog, NPR [USA]

Women's handprints can be found at every point in coffee production. In fact, on family-owned coffee farms in Africa, about 70 percent of maintenance and harvesting work is done by women, according to an analysis by the International Trade Centre, but...

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Article
25 June 2012

La dimension internationale du conflit dans le Congo oriental [Rép. dém. du Congo]

Auteur: Gary K. Busch, Pambazuka News

Le territoire africain qui inclut l’Ouganda, le Rwanda et la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a pratiquement été en guerre depuis 1995. Plus précisément en guerre les uns contre les autres, entre ces Etats. Ceci a impliqué des armées nationales,...

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