In 2015 and 2019 tailings dams, holding mining waste material, collapsed, sending toxic mud into rivers and ecosystems in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Brazil is seeking membership in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),…
In a recently published decision, the OECD Investment Committee faults the Canadian government for its handling of a complaint brought by Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fonds before Canada’s National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines…
Cases filed with National Contact Points for the OECD Guidelines left complainants largely empty-handed in 2021, OECD Watch concludes in its yearly state of remedy analysis. The report underscores the need for mandatory due diligence…
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published the accession roadmap for Brazil and five other countries today, establishing a blueprint for strong requirements to protect the environment, human rights defenders, and Indigenous peoples….
Español abajo Portugués abajo On 17 May 2022, OECD Watch and Latin American region members ProDESC (Mexico), Programa Laboral de Desarrollo (PLADES, Peru), Conectas Direitos Humanos (Brazil), with support of Swedwatch (Sweden) will hold…
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