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6 December 2017
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5 December 2017

Brazil: Suape Port Complex is investigated for militia training, forced eviction & damage to homes


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28 November 2017
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Author: Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"La Fondation MTN appuie le PNUD pour le financement d’un projet agro-industriel dans l’est de la Côte d’Ivoire", 27 novembre 2017...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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11 October 2017

IFC's accountability mechanism releases approach to reprisals which addresses vulnerable individuals in its process

Author: Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO)

"CAO Approach to Responding to Concerns of Threats and Incidents of Reprisals in CAO Operations", 10 Oct 2017...

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5 October 2017

Report: 530,000 Syrian children remain out of education in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan; work permits required to reduce poverty-related barriers to education

Author: Human Rights Watch

“Following the Money: Lack of Transparency in Donor Funding for Syrian Refugee Education”, 14 September 2017...

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28 September 2017

Nestlé’s initiative to help 10 million young people access economic opportunities in line with UN SDGs

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20 September 2017

Predatory business practices connected to rise in attacks on defenders & threat to global development goals

Author: Inés Pousadela, CIVICUS (South Africa)

"Rising Attacks on Environmental Defenders Threaten Human Rights Goals Globally", 19 Sep 2017...

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4 July 2017

How have Syrian refugees contributed to Lebanon’s economy?

Author: Federica Marsi, The Daily Star (Lebanon)

“Syrian refugees: A boom for Lebanon’s economy?”, 20 June 2016...

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7 June 2017

EU: NGOs criticize new development cooperation framework as too oriented towards security, commercial & migration objectives

Author: Devex

The European Union officially signed a controversial development framework on Wednesday, which NGOs say prioritizes political objectives over development goals. The European Consensus on Development is intended to guide EU development policy and shape...

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