Organisations Ask Prime Minister Trudeau To Take Action on Corruption

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

(Paris/Ottawa, October 30, 2017) French anti-corruption organisation Sherpa and Canadian mining watchdog MiningWatch Canada today released...

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Corruption in Mauritania, a gigantic evaporation system

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Research and Studies

Find here the complete report : Corruption in Mauritania, a gigantic evaporation system  ...

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Involvement of the BNP Paribas in the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda : Opening of the legal inquiry and nomination of an investigation judge

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

 Involvement of the BNP Paribas in the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda : Opening of the legal inquiry and nomination of an investigation judge...

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7-8 September | International Corporate Accountability Roundtable Seventh Annual Meeting and Reception

-Press release-en

Sandra Cossart, head of programmes at Sherpa, will participate at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) Seventh...

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The International Monsanto Tribunal : publication of the ensuing legal opinion

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

The International Monsanto Tribunal is a unique “Opinion Tribunal” convened by civil society to clarify the legal obligations...

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Petition on BNP Paribas and the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi : We have Already Obtained Almost 150 000 signatures!

-Press release-en, Advocacy, International crimes, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 6 July 2017 On 29 June 2017, while Sherpa, the SCRC and Ibuka France brought a suit against BNP Paribas for complicity in genocide,...

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SLAPPs brought by VINCI against Sherpa: A New Victory

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

Paris, 4 July 2017 On 28 June 2017, the Paris Cour of Appeal rejected VINCI’s suit alleging that Sherpa had violated its presumption of...

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Rwandan Genocide: Sherpa, the CPCR and Ibuka France initiate a legal proceeding against BNP Paribas on the basis of complicity with a genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

International crimes, Strategic litigation

The associations Sherpa, the Collective of Rwandan Civil Parties (CPCR) and Ibuka France launched a complaint against BNP Paribas on the...

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Ill-Gotten Gains: The Trial of Teodoro Nguema Obiang, Son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, Finally Starts

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

Paris, 19 June 2017 : After ten years of proceedings, the first trial in the « Ill-Gotten Gains » case will start on Monday, 19 June,...

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Important step in the « Lafarge in Syria » case: Nomination of three investigative judges

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris, 13 June 2017: The association Sherpa and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) welcome the nomination of...

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Public Response by Sherpa to the National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 9 May 2017 Sherpa welcomes the publication, on April 26th 2017, of a National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of the UN...

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[PLAINTIVES’ PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT] Lafarge in Syria: the conclusion of their internal report admitted the implication of the parent company

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris – April 24th 2017 Successive departures of Bruno Lafont and Eric Olsen from Lafarge are the first significant steps of the company...

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Lafarge Scandal Points to Difficulty for Businesses in War Zones

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Published by The New-York Times, by Liz Adlerman As Syria began to descend into a bloody civil war, a cement plant in the embattled...

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