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China adopts recommendations on human rights in its international investments

Quito, Monday 25th March 2019.- On Friday, March 15, during the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the People's Republic of China...

Fridays for Future: The #Climatestrike movement comes of age

By: DW Tens of thousands of people turned out in Berlin for the global protest movement du jour. But as the climate protection demonstrations get...

Time to Panic

Fuente: The Newyork Times The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us. The age of climate...

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming

Fuente: Un News  His reaction on Wednesday came after WMO issued a report confirming that 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 were the four warmest years...

Wetlands: The key to coping with climate change

Font: Ramsar Wetlands are a natural solution The frequency of disasters worldwide has more than doubled in just 35 years, and 90% of these disasters are...

Regional agreement on acces to information, public participation and justice in eviromental matters in...

The Parties to the present Agreement. Recalling the adoption, at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2012,...

Statement: Overarching principles for rights-based forest restoration

To avoid catastrophic climate change all sectors of the economy need to radically and rapidly...

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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