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Signon statement in support of Pablo Solon, Rafael Archondo and against the Bala Chepete megadams

Focus on the Global South

    We the undersigned have been inspired by Bolivia’s social movements that have shown that another world is possible. From the Water War in Cochabamba to the approval of a new constitution and a plurinational state in 2009, Bolivia●●●

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CALL TO ACTION! 2017 will be a decisive year for the Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Human rights!

Dismantle Corporate Power

    Call to Action 2017 WILL BE A DECISIVE YEAR FOR THE BINDING TREATY ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS!   In October 2017, in Geneva, the Intergovernmental Working Group mandated to develop a binding UN Treaty on Transnational●●●

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Call for Papers: State of Power 2018

Transnational Institute (TNI)

  The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays/short papers and artistic collaborations for its forthcoming report on the issue of counter-power.       TNI’s annual State of Power reports have, since their launch●●●

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We call States to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Dismantle Corporate Power

  SIGN THE STATEMENT HERE   We welcome the two successful sessions (2015 and 2016) of the United Nations open-ended intergovernmental working group (OEIGWG) on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights exploring the nature, scope,●●●


OceanaGold, “the gold mining company of choice”? Not in El Salvador or the Philippines

International Allies Against Mining in El Salvador

    (Ottawa/Washington, D.C./Melbourne) Reviewing OceanaGold reports issued in the lead up to its June 23 annual general shareholders meeting in Toronto, it is difficult to tell that the company was at the centre of international controversy over two of●●●

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Historic Wins for Democracy and Rights in El Salvador

Ethics and Intenational Affairs

  Robin Broad and John Cavanagh | June 19, 2017     Recently there have been two giant wins for democracy, human rights, and the environment in an unlikely spot: the small, embattled nation of El Salvador.   The most●●●

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El Salvador – When The Seeds Of Resistance Bloom

The Democracy Center

      On 29th March 2017 legislators in El Salvador approved a blanket ban on all metal mining activities in the country – the first country in the world to do so. The historic vote came just six months●●●

  • Philippines (Date & Place TBC): Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 50th aniversary


  • Anniversary of the massacre of Marikana


  • Johannesbourg, South Africa: 2nd Session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal in Southern Africa

    16/08/2017 - 19/08/2017