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21 February 2018
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Author: Voice of America (Etats-Unis)

"Au Liberia, la population veut voir enfin reconnus ses droits sur la terre", 21 février  2018...

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20 February 2018
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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright:www.novethic.fr)

« [Décryptage] "Nous ne sommes pas des dommages collatéraux", disent les citoyens aux lobbies des armes, du pétrole, des ogm...»...

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20 February 2018
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Author: Le Collectif pour la défense des terres malgaches – TANY, farmlandgrab.org

"Lettre ouverte à l'Ambassadeur de la République de Corée du Sud à Madagascar", 17 février 2018...

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20 February 2018

Uganda: Communities displaced for oil-related infrastructure allege unfair compensation by oil companies; Total responds

Local communities in oil-rich Buliisa district that hosts the oil and gas processing facility has threatened to sue multinational companies over alleged unfair compensation. In its response, Total has said that its resettlement complies with...

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18 February 2018
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Author: La Jornada de Guerrero (México)

“Casi la mitad de jornaleros migrantes son menores de edad, informa Tlachinollan”, 14 de febrero de 2018...

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16 February 2018

Call for inputs: UNWG report re ensuring respect for human rights in the context of “economic diplomacy” & investment/trade promotion

As part of its ongoing focus on the need for States to safeguard human rights in the context of their roles as economic actors, the Working Group is examining the leverage of States to promote corporate respect for human rights through their trade and...

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15 February 2018

UK: Appeal court rules Nigerian communities cannot pursue Shell in English courts over oil spills

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14 February 2018
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Author: OIT, Agencia de Información Laboral, AIL-ENS

“1.400 millones de personas tienen empleos precarios en el mundo: OIT” –  8 de febrero...

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13 February 2018
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Basados en el trabajo pastoral de instituciones católicas y de organizaciones no gubernamentales que acompañan diversos procesos comunitarios en los departamentos que configuran la Orinoquía Colombiana (Arauca, Casanare, Guaviare, Meta, Vaupés y...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Alexandra Brangeon, RFI

"Nutrition et santé au Burkina Faso: Melinda Gates débloque 45 millions de dollars", 11 février 2018...

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