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Acronym: 
AOW

Ubicación

Birmania
MM
Working languages: 
Burmese
Inglés

Arakan Oil Watch (AOW) is an independent non-governmental community based organization. AOW aims to protect and promote human rights and environmental abuses that result from multinational oil and gas companies in Arakan State and other parts of Burma.

AOW educates and mobilizes affected communities on the issues of resource extraction and local people rights develop and promote oil and gas revenue transparency standards, and conduct international advocacy. AOW is an active member of the Oilwatch Southeast Asia. AOW publishes the quartely Shwe Gas Bulletin, a newsletter covering the latest developments in Burma’s oil and natural gas industry and its impacts on people livelihoods and environment.

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Informes e investigaciones
Enero 2016
Myanmar

Summary: "In 2008, Myanmar’s military rulers ratified a new constitution that ensured their continued monopoly of the country’s natural resources. Section 37 (a) states:
“the Union is the ultimate owner ofall lands and all natural resources above and below the ground, above and beneath the water and in the atmosphere”

Informes e investigaciones
Enero 2016
Myanmar

Summary: "In 2008, Myanmar’s military rulers ratified a new constitution that ensured their continued monopoly of the country’s natural resources. Section 37 (a) states:
“the Union is the ultimate owner ofall lands and all natural resources above and below the ground, above and beneath the water and in the atmosphere”

Informes e investigaciones
Diciembre 2014
Myanmar

On remote Madae Island on Myanmar’s western coast, the Chinese state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), is constructing a huge seaport, oil terminal and oil and gas pipeline to China for shipping more than 80% of China’s imported oil from the Middle East and Africa without people’s consent, and without implementation of EIA, SIA and FPIC.

Informes e investigaciones
Diciembre 2012
Myanmar

China’s plans to build a giant industrial
zone at the terminal of its Shwe gas
and oil pipelines on the Arakan coast
will damage the livelihoods of tens of
thousands of islanders and spell doom
for Burma’s second largest mangrove
forest.
The 120 sq km “Kyauk Phyu Special
Economic Zone” (SEZ) will be managed

Informes e investigaciones
Marzo 2012
Myanmar

Executive
Summary:
"Burma is rich in natural resources, particularly natural gas and oil.
Yet instead of using these resources for the country’s development
through industry and job growth, military leaders have been exporting
them for over a decade. This has generated huge revenue flows, but

Informes e investigaciones
Marzo 2012
Myanmar

Burma is rich in natural resources. Exports of natural gas
alone amount to approximately US$2.5 billion in annual
revenues, and these are expected to increase by 60% as
three additional production blocks come on line as early as
next year. Yet despite this enormous wealth, Burma is one
of the poorest countries in the world.

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