This document provides practical guidance to address the taxation of Indirect Transfers of assets of extractive industries. It focuses on issues that developing country governments may wish to consider if they adopt a policy to tax such transfers.
Despite the difference in their populations and political status, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea have comparable levels of economic dependence on the extraction and export of mineral resources.
Yesterday, 21 September 2017, at the United Nations General Assembly, Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, stated, “We are horrified to see that the Myanmar authorities are laying landmines along their stretch of the border to prevent the Rohingya from returning to Myanmar. These people must be able to return to their homeland in safety, security and dignity.”
El Gobierno Territorial Autónomo de la Nación Wampis (GTANW) ejerce su autonomía de hecho, sin expreso dictamen de la normativa interna sino basándose en el Convenio 169 de la OIT. De esta forma ejercen el control de su territorio, la cual una parte está titulada y la otra no; las áreas no tituladas son de uso y ocupación ancestral y que han sido aprovechadas y cuidadas por los Wampis.
...Some of the current wave of refugees have stepped on landmines during their attempts to leave Myanmar. International news agencies and human rights organizations have stated that they have witness testimony of new use of landmines by Myanmar’s Armed Forces along the NRS-Bangladesh border, and this has reportedly led to the issue being raised with Myanmar by Bangladesh authorities.,,
The exploitation of natural resources plays a critical role in the Uganda government’s plans to develop the country. Extractive industries are up scaling their activity as the sector is gearing up for the exploitation of oil and gaz by 2020.
2016 saw a record 200 killings of people defending their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries.
This report was drafted by a working group of United Nations entities, the World Bank, and other stakeholders to suggest a common understanding of the blue economy; to highlight the importance of such an approach, particularly for small island developing states and coastal least developed countries; to identify some of the key challenges its adoption poses; and to suggest some broad next steps