BHRT

The Business and Human Rights Tanzania  (BHRT) is an non governmental, non-partisan and not for profit sharing organization registered in Tanzania under the Non-Governmental Organization Act of 2002. It was founded in January 2016. The BHRT is one of its kinds in Tanzania as it is the only NGO which specifically and comprehensively address the business and human rights legal jurisprudence in Tanzania

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Arms Trade Bulletin March – April 2021

n Saturday March 27th 2021 more than 100 pro-democracy protesters were killed by the Myanmar security forces. Myanmar’s armed forces staged a coup d’état against the country’s democratically elected government on February 1, 2021. Mass protests across the country were unleashed following the coup. For decades Myanmar’s border regions have been ravaged by ethnic conflict between the Myanmar...

IPIS Insights -The artisanal and small scale mining sector in eastern DRC six months after the Covid-19 outbreak

This report compares the supply chains and traceability of 3T and cobalt ores in order to identify similarities, differences, and lessons learned from the decade of 3T experience in responsible sourcing, for the emerging cobalt initiatives.   The experience of regulating responsible sourcing in the 3T sector has taught us the importance of engaging producing...

IPIS Due Diligence series – Comparative analysis between cobalt and 3T sourcing from the DRC

This report compares the supply chains and traceability of 3T and cobalt ores in order to identify similarities, differences, and lessons learned from the decade of 3T experience in responsible sourcing, for the emerging cobalt initiatives.   The experience of regulating responsible sourcing in the 3T sector has taught us the importance of engaging producing...

Madini – Conflict analysis and stakeholder mapping in the mining regions of South Kivu and Ituri

To ensure that the implementation of the Madini project fits the local context and positively impacts the local population, IPIS conducted a conflict sensitivity analysis in South Kivu and Ituri. The present study highlights that poor governance, along with chronic poverty, are structural causes of violence in mining regions, whereas the presence...
An updated human rights complaint system for Tanzania

An updated human rights complaint system for Tanzania

Over the past three years, IPIS has been collaborating with Tanzania’s Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) to create a new system that allows the public to lodge human rights grievances with CHRAGG. This work is part

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