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Author: Lucy AMIS, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
Mega-Sporting Events (MSEs) like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup inspire humanity and have the potential to promote human rights, including through job creation and urban regeneration. Yet for over a decade MSEs have been linked to a pattern of human...
Author: Fréderic Foromo LOUA, Jonathan KAUFMAN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
Since May 1987, the Société Guinéenne de Palmier Huile et d’Hévéas (SOGUIPAH)… has forcibly occupied land that was traditionally owned and farmed by the people of Saoro District [and] on 3 February 2003, the Guinean government granted SOGUIPAH an...
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Report: European Investment Bank allegedly fails to safeguard vulnerable groups, including refugees, in projects outside EU
Author: CEE Bankwatch Network & Counter Balance
"Here be dragons: How the EU bank's development finance overlooks people at risk", 18 November 2016...
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Author: Andreas GRAF and Andrea IFF, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
This article introduces a novel way in which human rights due diligence can be ‘enhanced’ to respond to business and human rights challenges specific to conflict affected areas. It makes two key arguments. First, it claims that a crucial and often...
Commentary: Debates on proposed binding treaty on business & human rights should be considerate of gender & race
Author: Khuraisha Patel & Nomonde Nyembe, University of the Witwatersrand on Peace in Progress
"Pursuing a binding treaty", 1 Feb 2017...
Peru: NGOs concerned over Govt. actions “threatening” indigenous peoples’ land rights and benefiting companies
Author: Peru Support Group
“Government legislative decrees may threaten indigenous land rights”...
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Kenya: NGOs urge World Bank to ensure KenGen geothermal project adequately safeguards local community's livelihood
Author: Narasha Community Development Group & others
"NGOs letter to World Bank calling for protection of indigenous Maasai"...
Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed
Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)
From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...