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Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal normsGerman Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2014The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America.DocumentAmnesty International, 2014The violent struggle to control territory for economic, military and political reasons, coupled with high levels of rural poverty and the high concentration of land ownership among relatively few owners, has been one of the root causes of Colombia’s 50-year-old internal armed conflict.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2012Extractive industry investment in Latin America has increased considerably since the early 1990s, especially in the last decade.DocumentUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2011This paper represents an overview and meta-analysis of existing research on refugee integration in Canada.Document2014The report summarises how three local authorities and 11 schools in the U.K. have been working to meet the needs of Roma children from Eastern Europe. It identifies key issues and barriers and provides case studies of good practice.Document2011Children make up half of people forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict. The impacts of this conflict-included displacement on education are immense.DocumentEuropean University Institute, Italy, 2015As the migrant crisis escalates at Europe’s borders, the Gulf States have been blamed for having offered “zero resettlement” to Syrian refugees. In response to these statements, some Gulf States claim that they have actually relaxed their entry and residency laws to accommodate sizeable numbers of Syrian nationals since the start of the conflict.DocumentEuropean University Institute, Italy, 2009This paper tackles the issue of Palestinian refugees in host Arab States, their legal status and rights.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004In the City of Zamboanga, the increase in growth rate during the first half of the decade (1990-1995) can be attributed to the net migration rate. This plus the rapid urbanization, has brought about positive and negative results, particularly on service delivery, resource mobilization and social concerns.Document
Mexico: a moment of opportunity, increasing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries2012Mexico’s oil and mining sectors are highly significant sources of economic development for the country with profound impact on the daily lives of the nation’s people. It is therefore crucial to have timely, comprehensive information that allows citizens to hold the government and companies accountable.