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Connecting People, Changing Development

The government of India plans to build more than 100 dams in Arunachal Pradesh, of which 17 alone are proposed in Dibang river basin. Since 2007, the community of 12000 people from the Idu Mishmi tribe has been resisting the execution of these projects in their land. 

Image Credit: Raju Mimi

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World Bank

Strengthening the World Bank's social and environmental safeguards

Human Rights Due Diligence

Assessing and managing human rights risks and impacts

Human Rights Defenders


Early Warning System

Monitoring the Impacts of Development Projects

Community engamenet

Community Engagement

Promoting community-led development


BRICS New Development Bank

Shaping the BRICS New Development Bank to be transparent and rights-respecting

Posted on Jan 18,2017

New Oxfam Report: “An Economy for the 99%”

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Time for Development Financiers to #Standup4HumanRights

Posted on Dec 02,2016

Groups call on OPIC to strengthen human rights due diligence

Posted on Nov 16,2016

Coalition Urges Dutch Development Bank to Strengthen Human Rights Protections


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