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2 August 2017
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24 February 2017

CIVICUS highlights challenging regulatory environment of CSOs & calls for collective response

Author: CIVICUS

"Contested and under pressure: A snapshot of the enabling environment of civil society in 22 countries", February 2017...

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6 December 2016

Five west African countries block imports of diesel with sulphur levels highly exceeding European limit

Author: Guardian (UK)

"Five west African countries ban 'dirty diesel' from Europe", 6 December 2016 ...

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6 December 2016

West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports

Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

"West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports", 5 December 2016...

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14 November 2016
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Stellungnahmen der betroffenen Unternehmen finden Sie hier im Englischen.

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5 October 2016

Africa: Oil trading firms accused of selling "Dirty Diesel", causing illnesses & early deaths

In September 2016, Public Eye (a Swiss NGO formerly known as Berne Declaration) published a major report accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling in African markets blends of low-grade fuel high in pollutants that could not be sold...

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26 September 2016
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(Crédit photo : Confédération Syndicale Internationale)

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7 July 2016

US ban on imports made with slavery requires companies to heighten supplier scrutiny - corporate lawyer Brenda Jacobs

Author: Brenda Jacobs, Sidley Austin LLP, on Just-Style (UK)

"US forced labour ban requires supply chain scrutiny", 7 July 2016...

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8 June 2016

Africa: European Union MPs say G8 initiative on food security disadvantages small-scale farmers

European lawmakers have urged the EU not to support the introduction of GMOs in Africa, in a resolution criticising the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, they said it does not serve the interests of family farmers. An advocacy group...

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25 March 2016
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Du 3 au 20 mars 2016, une « Caravane pour la terre, l’eau et les semences paysannes » a sillonné l’Afrique de l’Ouest, de Ouagadougou à Dakar en passant par Bamako, pour faire entendre la voix des paysan/nes de toute la sous-région, mis à mal par des...

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