This page include a collection of materials and resources explaining why coal is not a viable option for Kenya and other alternatives of embracing clean energy in Kenya.
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Human Rights Space (HRS) or Không Gian Nhân Quyền is a space to share the value and knowledge of people working to promote and protect human rights, build social equality, freedom and respect for all people in Vietnam.
Transparentem is a discreet, non-profit unit that illuminates supply chains and spurs eradication of human and environmental abuses. We use frontline investigative reporting and forensic methods in compliance with international ethical standards.
WALHI works for the realization of a just and democratic social, economic and political order that ensures the people’s rights to healthy and sustainable sources of life and environment.
This brief factsheet explains the relation between cultural rights and human rights and business from international companies.
New York University School of Law has long been at the forefront of scholarly work on civil liberties and human rights. In 2002, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) was established to bring together and expand the rich array of teaching, research, clinical, internship, and publishing activities undertaken within the Law School…
This study looks at the intersection of mining, development and human rights law. It examines in depth a range of areas, including both small-scale artisanal mining and large-scale mining. It concludes, speaking very generally, that the larger mining operations risk salient breaches of human rights related to land and the environment, whilst the smaller mining operations are more likely to create and perpetuate labor-related human rights problems.
In 2009, Environmental Defender Law Center investigated claims by 28 Peruvian activists that they had been kidnapped and tortured at a mine site owned by English mining company Monterrico Metals. Recent court hearings have revealed new evidence. Trial is likely mid-2017.
Human rights in the context of extraction, exploitation, and development activities. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IAHCR) report seeks to highlight the breadth and complexity of the problems caused by extractive and development activities in the region, and to set forth a comprehensive framework of Inter-American Human Rights standards on the subject.