Open letter from the organizations on the dispute resolution mechanism between
Investors and States (ISDS) and COVID -19.
The international community is committed to reforming the mechanism for settling investor-state disputes (ISDS) due to the high financial burden of arbitration proceedings and its impact on public services, the environment, health, the taxation, land and economies of the countries of the South...
Barely recovered from the cyclones in southern Africa, an expression of the effects of the changes
climatic conditions, in particular cyclones Idai and
Kenneth who killed and displaced people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi and
South Africa, we are witnessing today,
with pain and dismay, to the killings, beatings and violence against women in
Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa...
Friends of the Earth Africa groups have described the convergence of businesses in oil palm plantations under aegis of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) (which is holding its 3rd Conference Africa on palm oil in Accra, Ghana from August 20 to 22, 2019) as promoters of greenwashing...