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9 August 2016
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Author: Groupe d’Appui à la Traçabilité et la Transparence dans la gestion des Ressources Naturelles, (Rép. dém. Congo)

"Cadre de concertation sur le processus de révision du Code minier congolais et formalisation du secteur minier artisanal au Nord-Kivu", 4 août 2016...

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31 July 2016

Myanmar: No renewal of jade mining permits or issuance of new ones until legal framework is reformed, announces govt.

According to a statement by Global Witness, Kachin Development Networking Group, and Natural Resource Governance Institute: "Following a series of deadly landslides and continued revelations of corruption, cronyism and social harm, the industry...

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29 July 2016

Total publishes its 1st human rights briefing paper based on UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Author: Total

Total has published its 1st Human Rights Briefing Paper based on the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. The Briefing Paper outlines our Salient Issues and explains how we are addressing them. In addition, it demonstrates how...

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26 July 2016

"Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars" - analysis of Panama Papers

Author: Will Fitzgibbon, Intl. Consortium of Investigative Journalists

"Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars", 25 July 2016...

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19 July 2016
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9 July 2016

Zambia: Human Rights Commission releases national baseline assessment on business and human rights, urges govt. to take steps to implement the Guiding Principles

Author: Zambia Human Rights Commission

The Zambia National Baseline Assessment on Business and Human Rights was developed by the Zambia Human Rights Commission, with support from the Danish Institute for Human Rights...The Baseline provides a comprehensive account of the status of human...

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27 June 2016
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26 June 2016

Report on implementing corporate responsibility under the UN framework on business & human rights in Uganda's oil sector

IPIS vzw and ActionAid Uganda have published a third in a series of four reports exploring business and human rights issues in Uganda’s oil sector. This series is a collaboration between IPIS vzw and ActionAid Uganda. The current report explores how...

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22 June 2016

Draft legislation governing associations & NGOs: Freedom of association and expression under threat in Congo

Author: Commission Diocésaine Justice et Paix de Pointe Noire (CDJP), Fondation Niosi, Rencontre pour la Paix et les Droits de l’Homme (RPDH), Réseau d’Association des Jeunes Leaders Congolais (RAJLC) (Rép. du Congo)

The undersigned organizations for the promotion, protection and defence of human rights denounce certain provisions of the draft legislation governing associations, introduced in the National Assembly, as deadly to liberty. They demand to be included...

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17 June 2016

Uganda Human Rights Commission & Danish insitute for Human Rights develop Uganda Business & Human Rights Country Guide

The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) have developed a preliminary web-based country guide that aims to be a resource for businesses, Civil Society Organisations, Governments, multilateral...

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