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Reports & Research
February 2022
Georgia

The governing Georgian Dream party (GD) continues to control all branches of the state. Although the UNM-led opposition put pressure on the GD government, it won a third term in allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections on October 31, 2020. The opposition refused to take up their seats in the new parliament, which led to a political deadlock.

Reports & Research
January 2022
Kazakhstan

In 2019, the long-awaited transition of presidential power from Nursultan Nazarbayev to his anointed successor Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev took place. However, Nazarbayev continues to wield power. Among his many positions is the chair-for-life of the National Security Council, a constitutional body that has effective veto power over key policy decisions.

Reports & Research
January 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mining and the illicit trade in minerals have long been the source of social and environmental upheaval in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and coltan, a mineral essential to modern electronics, has become a particular focus of criminal networks. This study reveals a network of organised crime involved in the production and supply chain of coltan, and its connections to

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LAND GRABBING AND CORRUPTION IN BRAZIL?
Reports & Research
December 2021
Brazil

Fraud and corruption are the main enabling mechanisms for land abuses in Brazil, guaranteeing impunity for land grabbers and other public and private agents involved in these schemes.

GOVERNANÇA FUNDIÁRIA FRÁGIL, FRAUDE E CORRUPÇÃO
Reports & Research
December 2021
Brazil

O termo “grilagem” remete à prática antiga de forjar um título de propriedade e colocá-lo em uma gaveta com grilos para amarelar o documento, conferindo a aparência de um documento legitimo.

Reports & Research
November 2021
Mozambique

The trade in coloured gemstones stretches around the world, linking source countries on almost every continent to international trade hubs, mainly in Asia, and on to retail markets. Mozambique is one such source, sitting atop significant gemstone deposits, including precious and semi-precious stones.

PROTEGER NUESTRA CASA COMÚN
Reports & Research
October 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean

La publicación, denominada «Proteger nuestra casa común: Defensoras y defensores de la tierra y del medioambiente en Latinoamérica»,  tiene como base una investigación realizada entre el 2019 y el 2021 acerca de las tendencias actuales de abusos de derechos humanos y medioambientales a los que se enfrentan los defensores y las defensoras de derechos humanos (DDH) en seis países de Latinoamérica

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2021
Northern America
Central Asia
Western Asia
Europe

This publication is based on the “Study on Fraud in Land Administration Systems” presented at the Twelfth Session of the Working Party on Land Administration in 2021. It is an update to the 2011 “Study on the Challenges of Fraud to Land Administration Institutions" (ECE/HBP/165).

PROTEGER NUESTRA CASA COMÚN
Reports & Research
October 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean

La publicación, denominada «Proteger nuestra casa común: Defensoras y defensores de la tierra y del medioambiente en Latinoamérica»,  tiene como base una investigación realizada entre el 2019 y el 2021 acerca de las tendencias actuales de abusos de derechos humanos y medioambientales a los que se enfrentan los defensores y las defensoras de derechos humanos (DDH) en seis países de Latinoamérica