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ISDS LAWSUIT: WHEN CORPORATION IGNORES STATE SOVEREIGNTY

  The compilation of ISDS Case Stories in Indonesia In order to facilitate foreign investment, pro-investor policies are often enacted by the Government. Starting from implementing low-wage policies, legalizing land grabbing, exploitation of natural resources, to the legalizing investment permits without any environmental impact analysis. However, when there are policies that are considered impede investment, investors could easily defend their …

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Legally Binding Treaty’s Rules Related to Trade and Investment Agreement

A Paper of Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ) For the Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights Background This paper position was compiled in response to the revised draft legally binding instrument on business activities and human rights, issued by The Chairman of the OEIGWG in July 2019. The compilation of this …

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Statement of the Asia-Pacific Gathering on Human Rights and Extractives During ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples Forum (ACSC/APF) 2019 Bangkok, Thailand

  Stop The Expansion Extractive Projects   We are communities and organizations all over the Asia-Pacific region who have come together to pursue protection and fulfillment of human rights and challenge destructive mining projects and the extractivist economy. We represent farmers, fishermen,  indigenous  peoples, women, forest-dependent communities, academe, faith-based  groups,  development  partners  and  non-governmental  organisations (NGOs). Several of our members and …

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