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14 October 2021 The responsibility to respect human rights requires that business enterprises: Avoid causing or contributing to adverse human rights impacts through their own activities and address such impacts when they occur. Failure by the business enterprise  to discharge a duty of care has obliged the Zimbabwe Environmental Law …

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Mutoko villagers living in fear of possible eviction

17 September 2021 Mutoko’s Karimazondo and Chingamuka villagers are living in fear after ‘some’ Chinese officials informed them that they will be relocated to pave way for mining operations. The community members made efforts to seek clarity from the investors and local authorities on the impending relocations but to no …

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Staff Changes Announcement

02 September 2021 Dear Partners, Colleagues and Stakeholders RE: STAFF CHANGES AT THE ZIMBABWE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION It is my hope that this email finds you well during these uncertain and unprecedented times. Despite the chaos in the world that has kept our nerves constantly on edge, it gives me …

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Gwanda water supply disconnection: ZELA intervenes

05 August 2021 Washing hands frequently is a simple daily routine,but it remains a privilege and luxury for those who do not have adequate water and sanitation services. The infectious disease outbreaks including the current global COVID-19 pandemic have laid bare how safe, clean, and potable water is essential in …

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Call for consultancy: Artistic social commentary on tax justice

Deadline: 10 August 2021 Time Frame for assignment: 10 days Reports to: Media and Communications Officer/Programme Officer Introduction and background Given Zimbabwe’s huge mineral resource endowment, it is undisputable that revenue mobilisation from the mining sector is key in the ongoing domestic resource mobilisation efforts. However, there are concerns of …

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2021 GENDER AND EXTRACTIVES SYMPOSIUM COMMUNIQUE

From the 14th– 16th July 2021, the Platform on Gender and Extractives convened the annual Gender and Extractives Symposium virtually which ran under the theme, “Women in leadership: advancing an equal future in the extractives sector.” The 5th edition of this multi stakeholder engagement platform was attended by women in …

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