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  1. Administrative map of Myanmar

    03 September 2015

    Under the 2008 Constitution, all seven 'Divisions' have been renamed 'Regions' The seven ethnic 'States' retain their names. There are also five new Self-Administrated Zones and one new Self-Administrated Division for "National races with suitable population".

     

  2. Map of Myanmar Borderlands

    03 September 2015
    Infograph

    A map of Myanmar detailing the borderlands with mines, pipelines, dams (proposed and existing), extensive logging, agricultural concessions and more.

  3. Cover Flex Crops Briefing in Spanish

    Aproximación a la dinámica política de los cultivos y las materias primas flexibles

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras, Pietje Vervest, S. Ryan Isakson, Les Levidow
    21 August 2015
    Report

    Este documento de debate presenta un análisis preliminar del concepto y fenómeno de los “cultivos y las materias primas flexibles”, fundamentado en un análisis anterior e inicial y una idea resumida presentada por algunos de los autores y autoras de este trabajo.

  4. Festgestellt

    • Satoko Kishimoto, Emanuele Lobina, Olivier Petitjean
    07 August 2015
    Report

    In the last 15 years there have been at least 180 cases of water remunicipalisation in 35 countries, both in the global North and South, including high profile cases in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.

  5. Primer boletín informativo Conferencia Financiarización

    05 August 2015

    Ante la crisis, el capital financiero busca mercados alternativos para su valorización y encuentra en la naturaleza una fuente de nuevas mercancías y servicios "ambientales". Organizaciones y movimientos sociales que se oponen a esta financiarización de la naturaleza, se reunirán en agosto en la amazonía brasilera.

  6. IDPC recommendations for the "ZERO DRAFT" of the UNGASS outcome document

    • International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC)
    22 July 2015

    Preparations are gathering pace for the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs, to be held on the 19th to 21st April 2016 in New York. Following several months of discussion on procedural elements, attention is now focused on negotiating the content of the "short, substantive, concise and action-orientated outcome document comprising a set of operational recommendations" to be approved by the General Assembly next April. At the CND intersessional meeting on 12th June, countries and regional groups were invited to submit their first ideas for what could be included in this Outcome Document, by a deadline of 11th September.

  7. 8 Proposals for the Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Human Rights

    20 July 2015
    Report

    An international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations (TNCs)Such has the potential to substantially promote the protection and fulfilment of human rights in the long-term and on a global scale. It can contribute to ending the impunity that TNCs routinely enjoy for their human rights violations, especially in countries of the Global South, and to ensuring access to justice for the victims of their activities.

  8. Military Confrontation or Political Dialogue

    17 July 2015
    Policy briefing

    At a time of critical political transition in Myanmar, failure to address the root causes of armed conflict and to create an inclusive political process to solve nationality grievances is only likely to have a very detrimental impact on the prospects for peace, democracy and development

  9. Shadow Sovereigns

    • Susan George
    16 July 2015
    Book

    Lobbying has long been part of the political landscape. But in recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever.

  10. International Law and Drug Policy Reform

    16 July 2015

    Drug policy reform is currently higher on the international agenda than it has been in recent memory. With a United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs set for 19-21 April 2016, the prominence of this issue will further increase. Significant legal and policy reforms at the national level have taken place in recent years that pose considerable challenges to the international legal framework for drug control, and beg important questions regarding states’ international legal obligations.

  11. Impunidad SA

    Soberanía de los Pueblos versus Impunidad S.A.

    • Diana Aguiar, Joanna Cabello, Manuel Perez Rocha, Tamra Gilbertson, Erin Callary, Godwin Uyi Ojo, Martin Mantxo, Mónica Vargas, Marcela Vechionne, Pablo Fajardo, Richard Girard
    07 July 2015
    Report

    “Soberanía de los Pueblos versus Impunidad S.A. Contrapoder y luchas por la justicia” expone a través de ocho artículos diversos casos que aspiran a servir como herramientas de acción para los activistas de diferentes continentes en su lucha por el acceso a la justicia frente a la violación sistemática de los Derechos Humanos y otros crímenes cometidos por las empresas transnacionales.

  12. Peoples Sovereignty vs. Impunity Inc.

    Peoples Sovereignty vs Impunity Inc.

    • Diana Aguiar, Joanna Cabello, Manuel Perez Rocha, Tamra Gilbertson, Erin Callary, Godwin Uyi Ojo, Martin Mantxo, Mónica Vargas, Marcela Vechionne, Pablo Fajardo, Richard Girard
    07 July 2015
    Report

    In eight articles various cases are presened that aim to serve as tools of action for activists to use in their fight for justice against the systematic violation of human rights and other crimes committed by transnational corporations.

  13. Eau publique, eau d’avenir

    • Satoko Kishimoto, Emanuele Lobina, Olivier Petitjean
    29 June 2015
    Book

    L’Observatoire des multinationales, LE Transational Institute et cinq partenaires européens publient ce jour la version française d’un livre pionnier sur la remunicipalisation dans le monde: Eau publique, eau d’avenir. L’expérience mondiale de la remunicipalisation. Cet ouvrage unique en son genre associe des chercheurs, des dirigeants de services publics de l’eau, des syndicalistes et des militants de la société civile.
     

       
  14. Central and Eastern European countries at the crossroads

    • Pietje Vervest, Cecilia Olivet
    26 June 2015
    Report

    Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries find themselves at a crossroad regarding their investment protection policies with the US. This briefing provides evidence that shows that including investment arbitration in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will worsen the capacity for CEE governments to regulate.

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