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10 October 2017

Africa: A new study highlights challenges related to PMSCs operating in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal

Author: Alan Bryden (Ed.), DCAF, Geneva (Switzerland)

"The Privatisation of Security in Africa: Challenges and Lessons from Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal", 2016...

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10 October 2017
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Author: Alan Bryden, Directeur de publication, DCAF, Genève (Suisse)

"La privatisation de la sécurité en Afrique - Défis et enseignements de la Côted'Ivoire, du Mali et du Sénégal", 2016...

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25 July 2017
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Author: RFI

"Mali: d'ex-travailleurs intoxiqués au plomb portent plainte devant l'UA", 22 juillet 2017...

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18 July 2017
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Cette évaluation, réalisée par le Forum intergouvernemental des mines, des minéraux, des métaux et du développement durable (FIG) et ses partenaires de l’Institut International du Développement Durable (IISD) entre avril et août 2016...évalue le cadre...

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10 April 2017

African Union endorses Pan African Women's Charter on Land Rights - women's rights groups call it "giant step forward"

Author: Intl. Land Coalition - Africa

One giant step forward for women’s land rights: The African Union officially endorses Pan African Women’s Charter on Land Rights...

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3 April 2017

African Union draft policy framework on business & human rights

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13 March 2017

Cameroon: Access Now & local civil society urge telecommunications companies to restore internet access

Following government-ordered internet shutdowns targeting Anglophone regions of the country, Access Now and local NGOs urged telecommunications companies to restore internet access. We invited Orange, MTN and Nexttel/Viettel to respond. Orange's...

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6 January 2016
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Author: Lumière, Synergie et Développement (LSD), le Centre pour le Contrôle Démocratique des Forces Armées de Genève (DCAF)

"Réglementation des entreprises de sécurité privées (ESP): augmenter et promouvoir l'engagement de la société civile. Atelier de travail avec les OSC Ouest africaines", 5 janvier 2016...

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18 October 2015

National Action Plans on business & human rights - key take-aways from consultations in Africa, Asia

Author: CALS-SMU Coalition on National Action Plans for Business and Human Rights (So. Africa & Singapore)

"Asia & Africa National Action Plans Update to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights", Oct 2015...

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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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