16 December 2014

Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement

"Development-Induced Displacement and Sustainable Development: The Case Study of Slezská Harta Dam in the Czech Republic," Problemy ekorozwoju - Problems of Sustainable Development, vol. 8, no. 2 (2013) [text via SSRN]

A Foreseeable Disaster in Burma: Forced Displacement in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (Physicians for Human Rights, Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Geography of Post-Eviction Resettlement in Delhi, India (DRAN Blog, Dec. 2014) [text]

Mapping the Crisis of Displaced Peoples (Phys.org, Nov. 2014) [text]

Parks Need Peoples (Survival International, Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

"We are not afraid" - Land Rights Defenders: Attacked for Confronting Unbridled Development (FIDH & OMCT, Dec. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Why is the World Bank Financing Forced Evictions?," Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, vol. 26, no. 2 (2014) [abstract]

Update on World Bank's revision of safeguard policies:

For background, see this earlier post. The consultation period has been extended to 1 March 2015.
  • Will the World Bank Cut Back on Social, Environmental and Human Rights Protections? (IntLawGrrls, Oct. 2014) [text]
  • Is the World Bank Retreating from Protecting People Displaced by its Policies? (UpFront Blog, Nov. 2014) [text]
  • No Easy Path for the World Bank's Safeguards (Devex, Dec. 2014) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Development-induced Displacement (16 July 2014)

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