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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...

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5.10.2017

Paris Agreement drives shift to green economy but huge challenges remain

When world leaders in Paris last December agreed on a landmark deal to cap global warming, it was hailed as the starting gun on an irreversible path to a low-carbon economy.
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5.10.2017

Green economy jobs of the future: how will yours shape up?

The need for an eco-friendly world is changing the face of the job market and skillsets of workers. Trewin Restorick shares his top 10 green jobs for the future
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18.7.2017

Greenpeace fait plier Thai Union, maison-mère de Petit Navire, sur la surpêche et le travail forcé

Travail forcé, épuisement des ressources de thon, pêche illégale... Le numéro 3 mondial du poisson en conserve, Thai Union, s'engage vers une pêche plus durable et responsable à la suite d'une campagne de Greenpeace. Selon Thiraphong Chansiri, PDG...

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5.10.2017

Towards a Green Economy

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30.4.2014

Growth is not enough

Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth...
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15.8.2013

Women Key to Economic Growth

Currently, barriers of law and custom stop many women from getting financing for business. Removing those barriers can help overcame the gender gap, and unleash economic growth.

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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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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...

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5.4.2018

Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.
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30.11.2017

WTO and the fourth industrial revolution

The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires shall discuss – among other topics – the liberalisation of E-commerce. The digital divide is likely to deepen even more. The Alliance Sud position.
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10.4.2017

Yes to globalization – but with fairness!

Donald Trump's election as US President is the culmination of a trend whereby ever more people in industrialized countries regard globalization has misguided. Does this signal victory for the progressive "anti-globalization movement"? An analysis.

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