France proves to Europe: bank transparency is possible

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

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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30 June 2014 | The Symposium: “Access to justice: law put to the test?”

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Access to justice: law put to the test? 30 June 2014 from 2pm to 6pm at the Maison du Barreau in Paris Victims of business-related abuses...

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France: helping tax havens in the name of poor countries’ development

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

17 June 2014 – A few days before the final passing of the orientation and programming law on development and international solidarity...

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SOCAPALM – Cameroon: a plan of action to remedy violations

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

Country: Cameroun Company targeted: Socapalm   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  SOCAPALM (Société Camerounaise de...

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Multinationals and Human Rights: CAC 40 companies give their opinion

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

5 June 2014 – 30 companies* responded to a questionnaire on United Nations’ Guiding Principles on Businesses and Human Rights issued by...

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Rana Plaza factory collapse: A preliminary investigation is being launched after a complaint has been filed against Auchan

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

Paris, 27 May 2014 – French NGOs Sherpa, Peuples Solidaires and Collectif Ethique sur l’étiquette filed a complaint against French...

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5 June 2014 | Multidisciplinary symposium “The ecological debt”

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Sophia Lakhdar, Director of Sherpa, will join on 5 June 2014 the round table “Which model of environmental justice for an ecological...

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21 May 2014 | Report Presentation “Corruption in Russia: Avoiding the Trap, Fighting the Plague”

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Presentation of the report Corruption in Russia: Avoiding the trap, fighting the plague Wednesday, 21 May 2014, at 7:45 pm. Salle de la...

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13 May 2014 | “Fracking Patagonia” Screening

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Sherpa is a partner of the documentary “Fracking Patagonia”, directed by Grégory Lassalle and supported by Friends of the Earth. The...

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Charges filed against French group Auchan for misleading commercial practices after Rana Plaza collapse

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

RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE: AUCHAN ACCUSED OF HAVING DECEIVED ITS CUSTOMERS Paris, 24 April 2014 – One year to the day after the collapse of...

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MERCURY – French Guiana: A failure of the French government

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

The Facts… For the past several decades, French Guiana has been the victim of illegal gold mining practices. The use of...

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Mauritania-China Fisheries Agreement: Civil Society Appeals to EU and Mauritanian Government

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Paris, 17 April 2014 – The exploitation of fishing resources represents a strategic challenge for the Mauritanian economy. The fishing...

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29 April 2014 | Are Tax Havens Legal?

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Jean Merckaert, editor-in-chief of the publication “Projet” and secretary of Sherpa, will participate in a conference held by CCFD...

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Anti-Corruption Activist Grégory Ngbwa Mintsa Dies on Thursday, 10 April 2014 after Cancer Battle

-Press release-en

It is with profound regret that we have learned of the death of Grégory Ngbwa Mintsa, an ardent human rights defender and long-standing...

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DLH – Liberia : a dismissal without further action or explanation

International crimes, Strategic litigation

Country: Liberia Company targeted: DLH   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  Between 2001 and 2003, DLH bought,...

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