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17.8.2018

Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon calls for support to defend forests

The palm oil industry is causing severe environmental destruction and spiralling violence in the Peruvian Amazon. Investigations of local actions sets out ways in which you can offer support and solidarity.

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Online article
17.8.2018

Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon calls for support to defend forests

The palm oil industry is causing severe environmental destruction and spiralling violence in the Peruvian Amazon. Investigations of local actions sets out ways in which you can offer support and solidarity.
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15.6.2018

Introduction: Global Water Grab in the Andes

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26.3.2018

The Quinoa Boom Goes Bust in the Andes

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14.8.2012

Voices through time

Traditionally, mass media in Peru serves to suppress and distort the images of indigenous women and indigenous Andean and Amazonian peoples, limiting their access to means of development. “Voices Through Time” documents how men, women and youth,...

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16.4.2018

Drehscheibe Schweiz für risikobehaftetes Gold : Fallstudien aus den Vereinigten Arabischen Emiraten, dem Sudan, der Demokratischen Republik Kongo, Liberia und Peru : GfbV Bericht / Autoren : Oscar Castilla Contreras, Gesellschaft für Bedrohte Völk...

Wiederholt haben die Vertreter der Schweizer Goldbranche darauf hingewiesen, dass der Goldhandelsplatz in vielen Belangen vorbildlich sei. Der vorliegende Bericht macht anhand der Goldflüsse aus Peru und den Vereinigten
Arabischen Emiraten (VAE) in die Schweiz deutlich, dass das internationale...
Electronic document
16.4.2018

La Suisse, plateforme de l'or à risques : études de cas sur les Emirats arabes unis, le Soudan, la République démocratique du Congo, le Libéria et le Pérou / Auteurs : Oscar Castilla Contreras, Société pour les peuples menacés

L’exploitation incontrôlée de matières premières engendre souvent des conflits, des catastrophes écologiques et de graves violations des droits humains. [...] Principaux acteurs
du commerce et de la transformation de l’or, les raffineries d’or mettent en avant, en Suisse aussi, des preuves de...
Electronic document
16.4.2018

Switzerland, a hub for risky gold ? : case studies from United Arab Emirates, Sudan, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Peru / Authors : Oscar Castilla Contreras, Society for Threatened Peoples

Representatives of the Swiss gold industry have repeatedly pointed out that the gold marketplace is exemplary in many respects.Based on gold flows from Peru and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Switzerland, this report makes clear that the international gold business - and thus some of the
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12.1.2017

TISA: Negotiations at a standstill

Even if the TISA negotiations were to be continued in 2017, they are still fraught with problems, especially regarding the liberalization of public services.

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