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Newsletter 13th October 2010

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Newsletter 13th October 2010

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Forest transparency
Global Witness is working with civil society groups in forest-rich countries to engage with policy makers...

Myanmar
With its fabulous gemstones, unique forests and abundant gas and oil reserves, Myanmar, also known...

Madagascar
Madagascar’s forests are the bedrock of its unique natural habitats. Twenty two percent of its...

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Established in 1993 by the three friends working from their front rooms, Global Witness now...


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Support us
DonateThis is a critical time for Global Witness’s work. The rush for natural resources is...

Ways to give
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Our supporters
The majority of our funding comes through grants from trusts and foundations, development organisations...

Financial information
Global Witness’s support comes from grants from trusts and foundations, governments, non-governmental organizations, and individuals....


Since its inception in 1992, Global Witness has exposed and broken the links between natural...

Contact us
Global Witness relies on the generosity of its supporters to carry out its mission to...


Keep in touch with all the latest Global Witness news direct to your inbox via...

Our work
For 19 years, Global Witness has run pioneering campaigns against natural resource-related conflict and corruption...

Angola
Angola is an impoverished country that depends on its oil industry to pay for reconstruction...

Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea is a tiny coastal country in West Africa, with a population of only...

Republic of Congo
Oil dominates the Republic of Congo, and the sector accounts for the vast majority of...

South Sudan and Sudan
 In 2005, a historic peace agreement brought an end to Africa’s longest-running civil war –...

Banks
Many of the resource-rich countries that Global Witness works in have been looted by the...

Laws and Frameworks
Global Witness supports the implementation of anti-corruption and pro-transparency initiatives that change company and government...

Tackling corruption through more effective aid
Every year, billions of pounds of development aid is spent propping up public services in...

Cambodia
For the majority of Cambodia’s people, life is short and tough. Nearly 70 percent of...

Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo has an immense wealth of natural resources, making...

Liberia
Between 1989 and 2003 Liberia experienced two exceptionally bloody civil wars that killed over a...

History of the Conflict
The human cost of Liberia’s two civil wars and the related conflict in Sierra Leone...

Conflict Diamonds
Global Witness was amongst the first organisations to bring the world’s attention to the problem...

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF political and military elite continue to capture the country's diamond wealth through shadowy...

Cote d'Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire was once the economic powerhouse of West Africa: a stable and affluent country...

Companies and Individuals
Global Witness aims to facilitate and aid prosecutions that clarify the use of existing laws...

Influencing Policy
Policy work pushes for the better use of existing laws for businesses operating abroad and calls...

Business and Human Rights
Global Witness works to create a climate where states and business believe that it is...

Libel Reform
UPDATE: UK Defamation Bill has now passed in to law. See our statement here.Among the...

Industrial Forest Use
Industrial logging is one of the main causes of deforestation and a major contributor to...

REDD Recommendations
We have agreed on a number of recommendations that are necessary for a good REDD...


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UN Meetings
Global Witness attends the UNFCCC negotiating meetings because we believe climate change is one of...

Independent Monitoring
Forests have continued to degrade and disappear for decades despite numerous efforts to protect them....


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IFM in Cambodia
IFM in Cambodia (1999-2003) Global Witness was appointed the official independent monitor of Cambodia's...

Honduras
Read our latest briefing on HondurasOver half of Honduras, the third poorest country in...

Liberia
Fair and transparent governance of Liberia’s forestry sector will be crucial to securing the country’s...


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Newsletter 13th October 2010

Overview

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Highlights

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Featured Articles


...

Articles


...


...


Established in 1993 by the three friends working from their front rooms, Global Witness now...


...

Support us
DonateThis is a critical time for Global Witness’s work. The rush for natural resources is...

Ways to give
...

Our supporters
The majority of our funding comes through grants from trusts and foundations, development organisations...

Financial information
Global Witness’s support comes from grants from trusts and foundations, governments, non-governmental organizations, and individuals....


Since its inception in 1992, Global Witness has exposed and broken the links between natural...

Contact us
Global Witness relies on the generosity of its supporters to carry out its mission to...


Keep in touch with all the latest Global Witness news direct to your inbox via...

Our work
For 19 years, Global Witness has run pioneering campaigns against natural resource-related conflict and corruption...

Angola
Angola is an impoverished country that depends on its oil industry to pay for reconstruction...

Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea is a tiny coastal country in West Africa, with a population of only...

Republic of Congo
Oil dominates the Republic of Congo, and the sector accounts for the vast majority of...

South Sudan and Sudan
 In 2005, a historic peace agreement brought an end to Africa’s longest-running civil war –...

Banks
Many of the resource-rich countries that Global Witness works in have been looted by the...

Laws and Frameworks
Global Witness supports the implementation of anti-corruption and pro-transparency initiatives that change company and government...

Tackling corruption through more effective aid
Every year, billions of pounds of development aid is spent propping up public services in...

Cambodia
For the majority of Cambodia’s people, life is short and tough. Nearly 70 percent of...

Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo has an immense wealth of natural resources, making...

Liberia
Between 1989 and 2003 Liberia experienced two exceptionally bloody civil wars that killed over a...

History of the Conflict
The human cost of Liberia’s two civil wars and the related conflict in Sierra Leone...

Conflict Diamonds
Global Witness was amongst the first organisations to bring the world’s attention to the problem...

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF political and military elite continue to capture the country's diamond wealth through shadowy...

Cote d'Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire was once the economic powerhouse of West Africa: a stable and affluent country...

Companies and Individuals
Global Witness aims to facilitate and aid prosecutions that clarify the use of existing laws...

Influencing Policy
Policy work pushes for the better use of existing laws for businesses operating abroad and calls...

Business and Human Rights
Global Witness works to create a climate where states and business believe that it is...

Libel Reform
UPDATE: UK Defamation Bill has now passed in to law. See our statement here.Among the...

Industrial Forest Use
Industrial logging is one of the main causes of deforestation and a major contributor to...

REDD Recommendations
We have agreed on a number of recommendations that are necessary for a good REDD...


...

UN Meetings
Global Witness attends the UNFCCC negotiating meetings because we believe climate change is one of...

Independent Monitoring
Forests have continued to degrade and disappear for decades despite numerous efforts to protect them....

Forest transparency
Global Witness is working with civil society groups in forest-rich countries to engage with policy makers...

Myanmar
With its fabulous gemstones, unique forests and abundant gas and oil reserves, Myanmar, also known...

Madagascar
Madagascar’s forests are the bedrock of its unique natural habitats. Twenty two percent of its...


...

IFM in Cambodia
IFM in Cambodia (1999-2003) Global Witness was appointed the official independent monitor of Cambodia's...

Honduras
Read our latest briefing on HondurasOver half of Honduras, the third poorest country in...

Liberia
Fair and transparent governance of Liberia’s forestry sector will be crucial to securing the country’s...


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