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Argentina will continue betting on the PPP contract modality?

With the law 27,328 approved in 2017 on the modality of Private Public Participation contract, the previous Argentine Government intended, among other objectives, to reduce the country's infrastructure deficit, while leveraging…
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Public consultations begin on the new IDB environmental and social policy

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) began the process of public consultations on the new Framework for Environmental and Social Policy. It will have both face-to-face and virtual instances and will be extended throughout…
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LETTER TO THE INTENDENT MARTÍN LLARYORA: We need policies that address the problems of our city

Following the opportunity represented by the change of management at the municipal level, we want to express ourselves on key issues for the future of our city. Therefore, we jointly address other Cordoba organizations to the new Mayor of Córdoba,…
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The responsibility of accountability mechanisms to protect human rights: ICIM Case

The ICIM, accountability mechanism of the IDB and IDB Invest, on the occasion of increased reprisals towards applicants, has worked to improve the capacity of its team in dealing with these situations. Consequently, it has developed a series…
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The IDB updates its access to information policy in 2020

The Executive Board of the IDB approved on November 4 the beginning of the process for the revision of its policy of access to information, whose last update was in 2011. This process will be open to virtual and face-to-face public…
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The United Nations Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights was held

The eighth annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva was held from November 25 to 27. The Forum was attended by representatives of the Member States, Civil Society Organizations and other interested actors. “Below,…
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75 years after the foundation of the World Bank: successes and failures in its relationship with civil society

Since the creation of the World Bank (WB) in 1944, with the aim of facilitating and promoting reconstruction and post-war development, the purpose of the institution has been changing over time, adapting to new realities and international…
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We participate in an event on Business, Sustainability and Human Rights

Last Monday, November 11, we presented on the subject of Empresas B in the Business, Sustainability and Human Rights Standards event organized by the Business School and the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of the Catholic University of Córdoba. “Below,…
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Fifth session of the UN on the binding treaty of Companies and Human Rights.

The fifth session of the Intergovernmental Working Group was held in Geneva. In the negotiations on the revised draft of the binding Treaty on transnational corporations and their responsibility towards Human Rights, the official delegations…
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Argentina continues to bet on nuclear plants with Chinese financing

The First Integrated Five-Year Plan signed between Argentina and China for Infrastructure Cooperation (2017-2021) contains 16 projects to be developed in the country. Within these are the construction of two nuclear power plants. The choice…