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video – The great nature sale

November 2013. Protest action at the entrance of the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh. Website: Naturenotforsale.org

European raw material policies are undermining human rights

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The campaign “Stop Mad Mining” – carried out by thirteen environmental and human rights NGOs from Europe and Central America – advocates against the inhuman and environmentally destructive extraction of raw materials in the Global South Berlin, 27th March 2015 – The Christian Initiative Romero (CIR) and PowerShift have launched a campaign which advocates that […]

Ten questions for Eni about OPL-245 – but will we ever know the answers?

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By Simon Taylor (Global Witness) e Antonio Tricarico (Re:Common)  Last week, Prime Minister Renzi of Italy said that reporting about a major case of alleged corruption should not be allowed to endanger jobs or economic policies. This apparent criticism raises a question as to Prime Minister Renzi’s commitment to Italy’s obligations under the OECD Anti […]

World’s poorest at risk from World Bank move to weaken protections: Labour, human rights, and environmental groups unite to protest

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Brussels, 18 September 2014. Today, protesters will gather at the World Bank’s offices in Brussels to protest its moves to weaken policies meant to protect people and the environment. Wearing Pinocchio masks, protesters will question why Bank President Jim Yong Kim went back on his word not to dilute the Bank’s policies. The protest marks […]

Ten reasons to say NO to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)

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With a ruling from the Italian Ministry of Environment on the environmental impact assessment of the TAP pipeline project expected soon, we explain here why we believe that the pipeline project is useless and harmful, for a variety of reasons. It is certainly not a project that Italian and European financial institutions should be financing. […]