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23 February 2017

Corporate Readiness and the Human Rights Risks of Applying FPIC in the Global Mining Industry

Author: Deanna KEMP, John R OWEN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

As indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their individual and collective rights, the topic of free prior and informed consent (FPIC) has been pushed to the forefront of debates about resource development…The relevance of FPIC to mining is...

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23 February 2017

Determining Criteria to Evaluate Outcomes of Businesses’ Provision of Remedy: Applying a Human Rights-Based Approach

Author: Benjamin THOMPSON, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (GPs) expect businesses to participate in operational-level, non-judicial mechanisms to address the grievances of communities affected by their activities. While there is guidance on operational...

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15 February 2017
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Author: Comunidades del Alto Huasco

“Corte de apelaciones de Antofagasta acoge a trámite recurso de protección en contra de Pascua Lama” 14 de febrero 2017...

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14 February 2017

Argentina: NGO that suffered threats allegedly for raising concerns about access to water at Barrick Gold & Osisko mining site calls for companies to move out following govt.’s recognition of protected glacier

Author: Center for Human Rights and Environment (CHRE)

“Argentina Federal Government Recognizes Glaciers in Mining Areas”- 25 January 2017...

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9 February 2017

Publish What You Pay urges oil, gas & mining firms to support US law on disclosure of payments to govts. - statements of support by 13 firms

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited 30 companies to respond to an open letter by Publish What You Pay coalitions and several of their member NGOs.  The letter urges the 30 companies to issue statements in support of disclosure by...

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Company response
8 February 2017

Barrick statement on repeal of transparency regulations under US Dodd-Frank Act section 1504

Author: Barrick Gold

Barrick appreciates the opportunity to respond to the open letter on revenue transparency from the Publish What You Pay Global Coalition. We believe that transparency— whether through disclosing payments to governments, reporting on our energy and...

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7 February 2017

Barrick Gold response

With respect to the fairness of individual remedies provided under the Remediation Framework, we note that the independent review of the operation of the Porgera Remediation Framework, conducted by Enodo Rights in 2015, concluded that the remedies...

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6 February 2017

Papua New Guinea: 119 sexual abuse survivors seek “fair and equal” compensation under Barrick’s remediation program; Barrick responds

119 indigenous women, all sexual abuse survivors who received compensation under Barrick’s Porgera Remediation Framework, sought the intervention of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights in their appeal for compensation equal to that...

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26 January 2017
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Author: Radio Profeta

“Comunidades del Valle del Huasco denuncian irregular influencia de Barrick en la Corte Suprema”...

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12 January 2017
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Author: Cholila Online

“Esquel se volvió a movilizar en contra de la instalación de Barrick Gold”...

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