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11.7.2018

«Gender refugees» in South Africa : the «common-sense» paradox / B. Camminga

South Africa is the only country on the African continent that constitutionally protects transgender asylum seekers. In light of this, it has seen a marked rise in the emergence of this category of person within the asylum system. Drawing on research carried out between 2012 and 2015, I argue that...

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11.7.2018

«Gender refugees» in South Africa : the «common-sense» paradox / B. Camminga

South Africa is the only country on the African continent that constitutionally protects transgender asylum seekers. In light of this, it has seen a marked rise in the emergence of this category of person within the asylum system. Drawing on research carried out between 2012 and 2015, I argue that...
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7.6.2017

G20 : Deutschland übernimmt : Schwerpunkt / Bernd Ludermann... [et al.]

Im Juli 2017 traf sich die Gruppe der mächtigen Industrie- und Schwellenländer, die G20, in Hamburg. Deutschland hat den Vorsitz von China übernommen. [Äuszug Editorial]
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19.1.2017

Zwischen Rassismus, Markt und Menschenrechten : das internationale Regime zur Kontrakt- und Zwangsarbeit im südlichen Afrika 1919 – 1944 / Andrea Schweizer

Das Buch untersucht die Perzeption der Menschen aus Afrika anhand der Beziehung zwischen der Südafrikanischen Union und der Internationalen Arbeitsorganisation (ILO). Diese im Rahmen des Völkerbundes neu gegründete Institution hatte die Aufgabe, für «soziale Gerechtigkeit» als Voraussetzung für...

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12.1.2018

«Profit should not be an end in itself»

The 3rd Session of an Inter-Governmental Working Group convened in October in Geneva, chaired by Guillaume Long. It is charged with elaborating an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and human rights. An interview.
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27.10.2017

Investment protection: A collapsing system

States sign investment protection agreements among themselves, multinational corporations can sue if they are violated. This is becoming ever more frequent. But more and more States are reacting by terminating those agreements.
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12.12.2014

Investment protection agreements being disputed

Ever more countries are denouncing their investment protection agreements. South Africa has stopped renewing them as they expire, including the one with Switzerland.

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