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11 February 2019

Russia is increasing its influence in Africa through strategic investment in energy and minerals says analyst

Author: The Conversation (South Africa)

"How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa", 6 février 2019...

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5 February 2019

Tanzania: New bus rapid transit system is too expensive for poorest residents & threatens employment

Author: Matteo Rizzo, The Conversation

"Dar es Salaam's new rapid bus transit system won international acclaim - but it excludes the poor", 22 January 2019...

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30 January 2019

India: World Bank and Tata Group must take urgent action to address long-standing health and safety concerns on their tea plantations

Author: Accountability Counsel, PAJHRA (India), PAD (India), and Nazdeek (India)

 28 January 2019...

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30 January 2019

Int'l financial institutions could protect their long term-prosperity by protecting civic freedoms & human rights defenders

Author: Asmara Klein, Natural Resource Governance Institute

"International Financial Institutions Must Stand Up for Civic Freedoms", 30 January 2019 ...

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28 January 2019
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Author: Consejo de Derechos Humanos ONU

Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, el Experto Independiente sobre la deuda externa y los derechos humanos, publicó los Principios Rectores sobre las Evaluaciones de los Efectos de las Reformas Económicas en los Derechos Humanos para ayudar a los Estados, las...

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27 January 2019

New Guiding principles on human rights impact assessments of economic reforms

Author: UN Human Rights Council

"UN expert issues new guiding principles on economic reforms and human rights", 21 of January 2019...

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20 December 2018

Five lessons from the field: How financiers can better protect human rights defenders

Author: Siddharth Akali, Accountability Counsel

"Protecting Defenders in Development: Lessons Learned from Nepal", 12 Dec 2018...

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29 November 2018

Commentary: Schism within the Green Climate Fund over how it will support developing countries in implementing their commitments under the Paris Agreement

Author: Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Boll Stiftung

“…The 21st Board meeting was widely considered as a “make-or-break” meeting for the GCF at a time when the initial resource mobilization (IRM) period of the GCF is drawing to a close and its financial future is at stake. It came just three months after...

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29 November 2018

Intl. Finance Corporation making progress on reducing exposure to coal, must now address other fossil fuels

Author: Kristen Genovese, Marian Ingrams and Kate Geary, Bank Information Center Europe and Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

"...The IFC has transformed the way it lends over the last decade since the fnancial crisis, shifting from fnancing projects directly to investing via third parties, such as commercial banks or private equity funds. This form of ‘hands-off’ lending...

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21 November 2018

Bangladesh: Fourth People's Health Assembly attributes global health crisis to neoliberal policies and corporate takeover

Author: P. Ambedkar, Peoples Dispatch

“PHA4: Neoliberal Policies and corporate takeover are the cause of the world health crisis”, 18 November 2018...

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