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UN Binding Treaty Briefing – UK Working Group

October 2020

UN Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights briefing

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The UK's Climate Fair Share Infographic

March 2020

The UK has spent two centuries growing rich from industrialisation driven by fossil fuels, making it the sixth highest emitter of greenhouse gases of all time and the fifth richest economy in the world.

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Los ríos que sangran: Minería británica en América Latina

February 2020

La expansión de la megaminería británica en América Latina está desplazando comunidades, destruyendo ecosistemas, costando vidas y contaminando nuestro planeta. Los ríos que sangran: Minería británica en América Latina documenta 56 operaciones mineras en el Reino Unido, 32 de las cuales reportan conflictos en curso, para producir una radiografía determinante de una de las industrias más poderosas del mundo.

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Up Front: Defending the Defenders

October 2019

At War on Want we believe that a just world is possible. As part of our fight against the root causes of poverty and human rights violations, we work directly with inspirational communities, grassroots groups and social movements in the struggle for a better world.

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War on Want's annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019

August 2019

WAR ON WANT'S ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2019
 

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ISDS files: Lydian v Armenia

July 2019

Mining company threatened to sue when protestors blockaded a gold mine and government allowed the protest to go ahead

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Up Front: The Crisis of Inequality

April 2019

War on Want has always believed that poverty is political: a result of decisions made by powerful governments, corporations, and elites to maintain the status quo for their own benefit. In this edition of Up Front we highlight the crisis of inequality we are currently facing.

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ISDS files: Chevron v Ecuador

April 2019

CASE NAME:
CHEVRON V ECUADOR

SUMMARY:
US oil firm sued Ecuador after compensation ordered for devastating Amazon oil spill

STATUS:
Chevron won

AT STAKE:
Undisclosed

DETAILS:
Case started 2009 using the US-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty; arbitrators gave their decision September 2018

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