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conflict of interest

A conflict of interest is a situation where an individual or corporate entity is invited to act on behalf of one party, but has an actual or potential relationship with or interest in the other party or parties.

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8 December 2022
Mozambique
Angola
Namibia
South Africa
Nigeria

 A growing body of research suggests that rather than serving as a boon for development, major fuel discoveries tend to spawn corruption and economic instability in countries that lack strong financial institutions and legal systems. More recent research suggests that these effects are not only reserved for the period after governments receive windfalls from fossil fuels. In what’s called the “presource curse,” the anticipation of oil and gas revenues may engender corruption and lead governments to prematurely restructure their economies and pile on debt.

Collaborative social work is preparing communities for the historic task of untangling land ownershi
6 August 2021
Colombia

Collaborative social work is preparing communities for the historic task of untangling land ownership in a municipality plagued with conflict and displacement.

Picture from official sources shows Chinese build up in Panong Tso, one of the areas of contention on the border. Photograph: Official source
3 July 2020
China
India

Namgyal Durbuk knows the steep mountainous terrain of Ladakh like the back of his hand. But in the 45 years he has lived here, along the Indian state’s volatile and poorly defined border with neighbouring China, he has watched Indian land disappear before his eyes.

3 April 2020
South-Eastern Asia
Laos

Villagers in Laos say a Chinese-owned banana plantation in has unfairly acquired the land of 46 families in the northern part of the country, many of whom were coerced by authorities into selling for a miniscule compensation package

india farmland
10 August 2017
India

The order to probe the deal was passed on a complaint by Amritsar-based petitioner Baldev Singh Sirsa. Badungar had replaced Makkar as SGPC chief, and both are reportedly not on good terms.


The Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission has ordered a probe into a Rs 2.7 crore land deal for Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib, Ropar, during the tenure of former SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar. The panel has asked incumbent SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar to probe the allegations and submit a report in two months.

Organizations

ADC services respond to the needs of business and the community for confidence in the efficient resolution of disputes through best-practice ADR

La CIDH es un órgano principal y autónomo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) encargado de la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos en el continente americano. Está integrada por siete miembros independientes que se desempeñan en forma personal y tiene su sede en Washington, D.C. Fue creada por la OEA en 1959 y, en forma conjunta con la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CorteIDH), instalada en 1979, es una institución del Sistema Interamericano de protección de los derechos humanos (SIDH).

IM Defensoras

La Iniciativa Mesoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Humanos (IM-Defensoras) inició su trabajo en 2010 con el fin de dar una respuesta integral y regional al aumento de la violencia contra las defensoras de derechos humanos en Mesoamérica.


Actualmente, la IM-Defensoras busca fortalecer y vincular a defensoras que participan en distintas organizaciones y movimientos sociales para fortalecer redes de protección y solidaridad entre ellas y aumentar la visibilidad, el reconocimiento y el impacto de su trabajo por los derechos humanos.

The Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism is Africa’s first journalistic investigation unit focusing on environmental issues. The Oxpeckers #MineAlert enables the  tracking and sharing of mining applications and licences and provides analytic reporting on mining and land related issues. The Center combines traditional investigative reporting with data analysis and geo-mapping tools to expose eco-offences and track organised criminal syndicates.

TransConflict undertakes conflict transformation projects and research.

It is TransConflict’s assertion that the successful transformation of conflict requires a multi-dimensional approach that engages with and aims at transforming the very interests, relationships, discourses and structures that underpin and fuel outbreaks of low- and high-intensity violence.

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