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By the numbers—the fight for oil and mining company transparency

By Ian Gary Ian Gary is Senior Policy Manager for Extractive Industries at Oxfam America. Cross posted with permission from Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog. 1504   Section in Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act requiring companies to disclose taxes, royalties, and other payments made to the US and foreign governments 1.5 billion  People living on less than $2 a...

The UNESCO-Obiang Prize: Battle won but the fight is not over

UNESCO has allowed the charade known as the UNESCO-Obiang prize to go on long enough. It distracts the organization from its core mission and threatens to tarnish both its reputation and credibility. In the coming months, let’s hope that the delegates on UNESCO’s executive board heed Ms. Bokova’s advice and find the courage (and common...

Independencia Sin Libertad

Tutu Alicante “La esencia de la coerción psicológica consiste en que aquellos que actúan bajo su efecto tienen la impresión de que están actuando por iniciativa propia. La víctima de la manipulación mental no sabe que es víctima. Las rejas de su prisión le son invisibles, y cree que es libre. El hecho de que...

Diez Razones por las que UNESCO deberia cancelar el Premio UNESCO-Obiang

Creemos que le sobran razones a UNESCO; pero por si acaso, aqui hay diez razones mas… Articulo en Ingles

Vendedores de Cinismo

¿Tiene legitimidad para hablar en la ONU un jefe de Estado cuyos bienes estaban siendo investigados por haber sido adquiridos con violación de la ley? Si la ONU no fuera lo que actualmente es, no. No la tiene. Primero tendría que aclarar su situación con la justicia. Leer el articulo completo

Prize donated by dictator Obiang sullies both Unesco and UN system

http://www.africareview.com/Opinion/Obiang+prize+to+Unesco+sullies+UN+systems/-/979188/1247796/-/y6bro2z/-/index.html   Democracy is complex, as Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Secretary of State Madeline Albright said during a conversation I facilitated at a summit on human rights at the Ford Foundation. Having spent the last 40-odd years of my professional life reporting on long-standing democracies, as well as some of those taking their first...

Premio UNESCO-Obiang

UNESCO Evita Honrar con un Premio a su Nombre al Mas Longevo Presidente Africano   UNESCO won’t honour Africa’s longest-serving dictator with namesake prize UNESCO has once again announced it will not reinstate a life sciences prize funded by and named after Africa’s longest-serving dictator, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, report Human...

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