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13.7.2018

The hidden cost of jewelery : human rights in supply chains and the responsibility of jewelry companies / Human Rights Watch

Jewelry and watches denote wealth and status, as well as artistry, beauty, and love. Gold and diamond jewelry in particular are frequently purchased as gifts for loved ones and for special occasions. Globally, about 90 million carats of rough diamonds and 1,600 tons of gold are mined for jewelry...

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Online article
30.4.2018

Soja américain contre gadgets chinois : les nouvelles victimes de la guerre entre Washington et Pékin

Les capacités commerciales et financières chinoises inquiètent Washington qui risque l'escalade pour limiter l'ascension économique mondiale de Pékin.
Online article
22.3.2018

African leaders sign continental free-trade agreement

African Continental Free Trade Area set up in hope of boosting regional business ties.
Online article
22.3.2018

Eighty per cent African countries sign up for AfCFTA

Fifty Africans countries have signed at least one of the three proposed legal instruments which are set to open the borders to make the continent the largest trading bloc in the world.

Multimedia

Video
23.10.2015

Responsible consumption - the soft power of story telling

Guido Palazzo nous explique comment permettre de changer le comportement d'achat de nos proches. Le manque d'information n'est pas le problème, les producteurs visiblement non plus, mais une bonne histoire permet de faire réellement réfléchir son...
Video
28.5.2015

The Story of Change

Over the past several decades, many environmental and social change efforts have come to reflect the centrality of shopping in our culture, suggesting change can be made—or is even best made—through alterations in our individual consumption patterns...
Video
7.3.2013

Let Africa Trade With Africa

In Africa, non-tariff trade barriers raise transaction costs and limit the movement of goods, services, people and capital across borders. To further development, African governments must embrace regional integration, break down these barriers and...

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Electronic document
13.7.2018

The hidden cost of jewelery : human rights in supply chains and the responsibility of jewelry companies / Human Rights Watch

Jewelry and watches denote wealth and status, as well as artistry, beauty, and love. Gold and diamond jewelry in particular are frequently purchased as gifts for loved ones and for special occasions. Globally, about 90 million carats of rough diamonds and 1,600 tons of gold are mined for jewelry...
Electronic document
4.7.2018

Erst kommt das Fressen / Philip McMichael... [et al.]

Wie und was wir essen, wird oft als moralische Entscheidung oder persönliche Geschmacksfrage verhandelt. Wer keine Lust auf die individuelle Suche nach dem richtigen Essen im falschen System hat, schiebt die Frage gern beiseite, gerade als Linke*r. Doch wirkliche gesellschaftliche Veränderung geht...
Electronic document
21.6.2018

Derrière le code-barre : des inégalités en chaînes : rapport / réd. par Robin Willoughby et Tim Gore ; trad. et relecture : Armelle Vagneur-Jones et Barbara Scottu

Les inégalités sont omniprésentes dans l’ensemble de l’économie mondiale, et le secteur agro-alimentaire ne fait pas exception à la règle. Au sommet, de grands supermarchés et d’autres géants de l’alimentaire dominent les marchés mondiaux de l’alimentation, ce qui leur permet d’extraire de la...

Politics and general pages

Press release
2.7.2018

Mercosur and EFTA: Transparency requested!

Four Swiss NGOs and Friends of the Earth Uruguay ask State parties to guarantee transparency in the free trade negotiations between Mercosur and EFTA.
Article as analysis
5.4.2018

Who should pay: the elderly or foreign investors?

Argentina hopes to economize US$6 billion through the pension reform adopted in December 2017. Its debts to foreign investors amount to 8.65 billion. Another 11 billion must be paid to vulture funds.
Political article
2.3.2018

Stiglitz and Piketty call for new tax regime

Distinguished economists such as Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty are calling for the introduction of Unitary Taxation for multinational enterprises.

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