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Opinion on the Legality of Arms Transfers to Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates and other members of the coalition militarily involved in Yemen

This opinion addresses the legality under international law of the transfer of conventional arms and related equipment to the parties currently engaged in the conflict in Yemen. The opinion does not assess the legality of the export, import or sale of arms to those parties in the light of the domestic law of each supplying […]

Avis sur la légalité internationale des transferts d’armes vers l’Arabie saoudite, les Émirats arabes unis et les membres de la coalition militairement impliqués au Yémen

Le présent avis traite de la légalité, au regard du droit international, des transferts d’armes vers l’Arabie saoudite, les Émirats arabes unis et les membres de la Coalition militairement impliqués au Yémen. L’avis n’évalue pas la légalité de tels transferts à la lumière du droit interne de chaque État fournisseur, pas plus qu’il n’examine en […]

IPIS Briefing November 2019 – Focus on Kimberley Process after failed reform cycle

The IPIS briefing offers a selection of articles, news and updates on natural resources, armed conflict, Business & Human Rights and arms trade.  Every month, an editorial and related publications shed a light on a specific topic in IPIS’ areas of research. In focus: Kimberley Process after failed reform cycle. In the news: United Nations […]

Ground-Based Incident Reporting in eastern DRC

In January 2018, the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) granted IPIS funds to implement an independent, transparent and participatory platform for incident reporting and community empowerment in responsible sourcing in the eastern DRC gold sector. This platform will have to contribute in improving transparency around follow-up and resolution of incidents in cooperation with relevant […]

IPIS Briefing October 2019 – Guiding companies on Human Rights Duties

The IPIS briefing offers a selection of articles, news and updates on natural resources, armed conflict, Business & Human Rights and arms trade.  Every month, an editorial and related publications shed a light on a specific topic in IPIS’ areas of research. In focus: Guiding companies on their human rights duties. In the news: new Cold […]

Piloting a digital stakeholder engagement platform for Tanzania’s mining sector: Incident tracking & mobile surveys

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As part of a project on mining and human rights, IPIS undertook a large-scale mobile data collection exercise on operational, socio-economic and human rights aspects of artisanal and industrial mining in northwest Tanzania. Building on this baseline data gathered in the first phase of this project on the nature, scope and impact of artisanal and […]

Voix du Congo: “Misisi, pourquoi tant d’incidents dans la chaine d’approvisionnement de l’or”

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Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGODans la série Voix du Congo, Action pour la paix et le développement (APDE) présente une étude sur les incidents dans la chaine d’approvisionnement de l’or à Misisi, RDC. Cette étude est publiée dans la série  «Voix du Congo», une série de publications de partenaires locaux afin de porter leur travail […]

Briefing on “Business & Human Rights in Tanzania” – 2019 Quarter 2: April – June

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This publication is part of the ‘Improving monitoring, research and dialogue on Business & Human Rights in Tanzania’ project  implemented by the Tanzanian Commission for Human Rights and GoodGovernance (CHRAGG), Business and Human Rights Tanzania (BHRT) and the International Peace Information Service (IPIS). This briefing is based on news and research published by Tanzanian and international media, […]