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Author: Bonita MEYERSFELD, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
Mining operations in the Global South often worsen conditions for affected communities after the conclusion of the operations as compared to pre-mining conditions. This is regression, not progress, which is contrary to the narrative surrounding mining...
So. Africa: Alternative Mining Indaba calls for domestication of Africa Mining Vision; communities impacted by mining say govts. must do more to protect them
The Economic Justice Network of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (EJN of FOCCISA), in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association (ZELA), Publish What You Pay (PWYP), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), South...
The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) calls on representatives of European Union (EU) Member States and of the European Parliament participating in the trilogue to revisit their copy on the establishment of the ‘White List’ of smelters and...
Author: Armin Paasch, Misereor
Protests are arising all over the EU against two planned trade agreements: CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) with Canada and TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) with the USA. In response to the protests, Cecilia...
Africa: Experts say land acquisitions by investors continue to compromise local communities' livelihoods
Author: Kerstin Nolte & Wytske Chamberlain, in The Conversation (So. Africa)
"Africa remains a target as Global South ‘land rush’ moves to production "...
Author: Grupo de Trabajo de la ONU sobre el tema de las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas
“Informe del Grupo de Trabajo sobre la cuestión de los derechos humanos y las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas”...
Author: Oakland Insitute
"The Unholy Alliance, Five Western Donors Shape a Pro-Corporate Agenda for African Agriculture"...