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CSO Comments on EIB transparency policy

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

    Brussels, 26-01-2015 To: Directors of the European Investment Bank Ref:  Draft EIB transparency policy Dear Madam, Sir: We...

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Transparency in the extractive industries: what will change on 1 January 2015 with the new law

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 19 December 2014 – The law which introduces the obligation for the petroleum, gas, mining and forestry industries to publish all...

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Launch of support website for Antoine Deltour, tax avoidance whistleblower.

Advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion Advocacy

Paris, 18 December 2014 – As Antoine Deltour, whistleblower behind the “Luxleaks” scandal concerning the tax avoidance of hundreds of...

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Procedures & milestones : EIB-Uganda

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March 2007: Agreement by the World Bank to finance the Bujagali hydroelectric dam project in Uganda. The first complaint to the World Bank...

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Procedure & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains, Gabon

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Facts: President of the Gabonese Republic between 1967 and 2009, Omar Bongo Ondimba ruled Gabon continuously against a background of...

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Procedures & Milestones : COMILOG Faces a Group of Former Employees

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

November 9, 2007:  867 former employees of COMILOG (beneficiaries), represented by maître Eric Moutet, the lawyer responsible for the...

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Is France doing its best to fight foreign bribery?

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 28 October 2014 – Two years after the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recommendations about the...

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Christophe de Margerie, TOTAL’s CEO dies

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Paris, 24 October 2014 – Since the death of Christophe de Margerie on 20 October, a torrent of tributes to his life have been made by the...

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Perenco nominated for the Pinocchio Awards: When local populations pay the price for low cost oil

Advocacy, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 21 October 2014 – In view of its nomination for a Pinocchio Award in the “Dirty hands, full wallets” category (1),...

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Extractive industries: a missed opportunity for transparency, a victory for pressure groups

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 18 September 2014, Oxfam France / CCFD-Terre solidaire / ONE France / Secours Catholique – Caritas France / Sherpa This afternoon,...

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30 civil society organisations call on members of the French National Assembly to guarantee transparency in extractive and forest industries

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 15 September 2014 –The Umbrella group Publish What You Pay (PWYP) and the “Plateforme des Paradis fiscaux et judiciaries”...

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Extractive industries: How far will France dare to go to ensure transparency?

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 8 September 2014 – On the occasion of the transposition of the directives adopted by the European Union in June 2013, the Publish...

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Auchan/Rana Plaza: An important yet insufficient first step

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

AUCHAN’S STATEMENT ABOUT ITS DONATION TO THE RANA PLAZA DONOR TRUST FUND: AN IMPORTANT YET INSUFFICIENT FIRST STEP   Paris, 22 August...

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France proves to Europe: bank transparency is possible

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Laundering advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion Advocacy

1 July 2014 – In July 2013, thanks to civil society’s strong involvement and to the determination of some Members of the French...

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