Indigenous organisations and NGO coalition warn top French supermarket Casino: do not sell beef from deforestation in Brazil and Colombia – or face French law

-Press release-en, Environment and Climate, Front page, Strategic litigation

Paris, 21 September 2020 – An international coalition of associations (Canopée, CPT, Envol Vert, Mighty Earth, Notre Affaire à...

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Continuing opacity: the court denies access to information on perenco’s oil activities

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Environment and Climate, Front page, International crimes

Paris Court of Appeal’s ruling, September 17, 2020 Paris, September 17, 2020 – The Court of Appeal denied Sherpa and Friends of the...

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ILL-GOTTEN GAINS – THE RIFAAT AL-ASSAD CASE: INTERVIEW WITH LAURA ROUSSEAU

Sherpa in the media

This interview has been published on the UNCAC Coalition website on July 4, 2020. Following a complaint filed by the French UNCAC Coalition...

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Sherpa calls for an investigation into the involvement of a former high-ranking French official in a suspicious operation in Guinea

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Laundering

Paris, 31 July 2020 – Sherpa has asked the national financial prosecutor’s office to open an investigation into...

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Time to rethink – Stop the EU-Mercosur agreement!

Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

Paris, 29 June 2020 – Negotiations between the EU and Mercosur countries (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay), underway for over...

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McDonald’s France, Yves Rocher, Nestlé France, France Télévisions, Primark France… 27% of companies would have failed to comply with the French Law on the Duty of Vigilance

-Press release-en

Paris, 29 June - On 27 March 2017, the French Law on the duty of vigilance was enacted. This law is unprecedented and has a clear ambition:...

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“Ill-gotten gains”: Rifaat Al Assad, uncle of the Syrian president, convicted in France for laundering to the detriment of the Syrian people

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page, Laundering, Tax evasion

Paris, 17 June 2020 – The Paris court sentenced Rifaat Al-Assad, uncle of Syrian ruler Bashar Al-Assad, to 4 years in prison in...

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Election of Laura Rousseau to the Board of the UNCAC International Coalition against Corruption

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page

Paris, June 10, 2020 – Laura Rousseau, head of Sherpa’s “Illicit Financial Flows” programme, has been elected to...

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Ending Gag Lawsuits in Europe Protecting Democracy and Fundamental Rights

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Front page, Protecting the public debate

The problem: gag lawsuits against public interest defenders The EU must end gag lawsuits used to silence individuals and organisations that...

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Report to the AMF about Total’s Financial informations & Climate Risks

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 28 May 2020 – Notre Affaire à Tous and Sherpa have reported to the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) potential...

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VOLTALIA must put an end to its relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military

-Press release-en, Front page, International crimes

Press release French company VOLTALIA must put an end to its commercial relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military Paris,...

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A missed opportunity : France’s return of Gulnara Karimova’s illegally acquired assets

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page, Laundering

Paris, May the 20th, 2020 – The NGO’s Transparency International France (TI-F), Sherpa and the Human Rights Association in Central...

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Total’s new climate change ambitions: a variable-geometry “carbon neutrality”?

-Press release-en, Advocacy

Paris, May 5, 2020 – Under the pressure of civil society and EU 2050 carbon neutrality commitments, Total is finally acknowledging...

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Op-ed – Making economic actors accountable by governing globalisation through law

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Laundering, Sherpa in the media, Strengthening corporate accountability

This op-ed has been published in Mediapart’s blog on May the 5th, 2020 The accountability of economic actors has been thought of at...

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