Natural resources and rights
While natural resources can generate wealth, countries that depend on this wealth often suffer greater corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations. We believe people have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Story September 5, 2014
$300 million and the health of El Salvador’s rivers are riding on arbitration at World Bank tribunal
First Person blog July 23, 2014
Farmer, defender of rights, and elected official Joanna Manu wants to change the relationship between politicians and people in Ghana.
First Person blog June 19, 2014
I only spent a few minutes with Emelia Amoateng. But her struggle for justice made a lasting impression.
Story April 1, 2014
In rural Peru, villagers say, pollution from a mine ruined one community’s water supply. Are others next?
First Person blog March 28, 2014
The new film Big Men gives us “a peek behind doors that have never been opened to a camera before.”
Story February 11, 2014
Diligent review of plans for gas exploration help ethnic Guarani people defend their rights.