16 April 2014 | One year after the Rana Plaza tragedy: how to end modern-day slavery

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On 24 April 2013, 1133 people were killed in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka suburb, Bangladesh.   ONE YEAR AFTER THE...

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Teodorin Nguema Obiang indicted in the case of the ill-gotten gains

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

Paris, 20 March 2014 – On Wednesday 19 March 2014, Teodorin Nguema Obiang, Equatorial Guinea’s vice president was indicted by the...

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Complaint accuses international timber company DLH of trading illegal timber and funding Liberian war

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris, 13 March 2014 – Sherpa, Global Witness, Greenpeace France and Liberian NGO Green Advocates have today filed a legal complaint...

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28 March 2014 | conference debate “Governance and development?”, Coutances

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Sophia Lakhdar, Director of Sherpa, will join  the conference debate on the topic: “Govern and develop?” which will be held on 28...

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28 March 2014 | Clinical legal education training course, Caen

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Sherpa’s director Sophia Lakhdar will attend a clinical legal education training course organised in Caen by the University of Caen Lower...

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Ill-Gotten gains – Syria

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

The facts… In 1970, Hafez Al-Assad led a coup d’état to seize power and remained in power until his death in 2000. He was succeeded by...

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22 March 2014 | Conference “How to understand and put to good use the information provided by economic actors?” Marseille

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Sherpa’s Director Sophia Lakhdar will give a talk on 22 March 2014 at the conference “How to understand and put to good use the...

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10 March 2014 | Side-event “Indigenous peoples’ right to information on large dam projects in Brazil”, Geneva 

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On 10 March 2014, Sophia Lakhdar, Director of Sherpa, will take part in an event on the theme of “indigenous peoples’ right to...

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Will CAC-40 get away with its activities in tax haven? – New study by Revue Projet in conjunction with the Tax and Legal Havens platform

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Tax evasion

New study by Revue Projet in conjunction with the “Tax and Legal Havens platform” (PPFJ) into the tax haven presence of French...

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28 February 2014 | AFDT meeting: “Southern workers, Northern justice: (finally) taking seriously corporate social responsibility”, Paris

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William Bourdon, President of Sherpa, will speak at the French Association for Labour and Social Security Law (AFDT) meeting which will...

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“Canfin” law: Will French government give up on regulating multinationals’ activities?

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 10 February 2014 – The French National Assembly will debate today on the orientation and programming Law on Development and...

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25 February 2014 | “Activist Lawyers” Conference in Brussels

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William Bourdon, President of Sherpa, will speak at a conference entitled “Activist Lawyers” to be held on 25 February 2014 by the Free...

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The Islamic Development Bank postpones its decision to fund the extension project of the power plant in Nouakchott

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Paris, 29 January 2014 – Sherpa wishes to express its surprise at the last press release issued by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on...

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The Islamic Development Bank drops funding for the expansion of the Nouakchott power plant in Mauritania

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

Paris, 15 January 2014 –The Sherpa association was pleased to be informed on Friday, 10 January 2014 that the Islamic Development Bank...

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Samsung in China: an attack on the fundamental rights of workers

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: China, South Korea and Vietnam Company targeted: Samsung France and Samsung Electronics Ltd in Korea Facts The unprecedented...

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