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- DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016The platinum industry was severely affected by prolonged strikes in 2012 and 2014 , which lasted for months. Near Marikana in the North West Province of South Africa on 16 August 2015, police fired on strikers, killing 34 miners in the worst massacre since the transition to democracy in 1994.DocumentUNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents, 2010This background paper examines the role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected contexts.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The rapid escalation of piracy and armed robbery at sea in the Gulf of Aden over the past decade has made maritime security a policy priority both for Africa and globally. Although maritime security incidents also increased in the Gulf of Guinea, on Africa’s western coast, this area did not initially generate the same degree of diplomatic and military response.DocumentGerman Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2013This paper shows that consultations do not only appease conflicts, but also exacerbate them as these procedures are used to negotiate broader grievances. The author further argues that narrow consultations (like those carried out in Bolivia) – rather than comprehensive ones – repress conflicts in the short term by limiting opportunities to mobilize against extractive projects.Document
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.