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Your signature needed! Global Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on...

The 9th of December 2018 marks 20 years since global leaders adopted the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders. This was a major victory for the...

Countries of the South ask China to assume responsibility for the impacts of its...

  Peru, Ecuador, Kenya and Palestine reaffirmed the principle of extraterritoriality and responsibility for the respect of human rights, within the framework of its...

Chineses investments in Latin America under the scrutiny of the United Nations  

中文版 This Tuesday, United Nations Comission will analyze allegations of human rights violations in Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela. Review panel will take...

Comments on IDB invest´s draft access to information policy

We, the undersigned organizations, welcome the opportunity to provide comments on the draft Access to Information Policy (the “Policy” or the “draft Policy”) proposed...

Environmental crimes are on the rise, so are efforts to prevent them

The world is being dredged of its natural resources, with much of what we rely on for our livelihoods at risk from a new...

Public consultations push back against multinationals in Colombia

In Colombia, public consultations have successfully halted exploitative mining projects. But can these consultations help to fight back against corruption? Open Global Rights  By: Antonio Sanchez...

Implementation of the 2030 agenda: are ‘partners’ delivering?

Font: socialwatch.org The report for Colombia, by the Asociación Ambiente y Sociedad focuses on the performance of...

China in Venezuela: oil loans

The relationship that China and Venezuela have established under energy cooperation framework has allowed the...

Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

by Jessica Webb, Rachael Petersen, Elizabeth Moses, Carole Excell, Mikaela Weisse, Elizabeth Cole and Sam...

Questions about the role of International Financial Institutions in the implementation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

The International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and other entities grouped around economic growth and the Objectives...

Chinese Investments in Colombia

Colombia's trade policy has for many years favored attracting foreign investment. This responds to a...

Brazil, BNDES and investment projects with implications in the Amazon region

In recent years, some countries with emerging economies have become important international project funders; a...

Guidelines for discussion. Implementation of an Information Access Policy for the Brazilian Development Bank BNDES

The document we present is the result of a joint work among different regional organizations...

Executive Summary – Higs and Lows of safeguards

Environmental and social safeguards are changing for public and private investment in Latin America. At...

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