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Panel Discussion on Export Dev't Corp. (EDC)
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Human Rights, the Environment, and Export Financing:
Is Canada's EDC Promoting a Race to the Bottom?
A Panel Discussion on the Export Development Corporation (EDC)
with Representatives of Communities Affected by EDC-Financed Projects
The Export Development Corporation is a Crown Corporation that
provides insurance and other forms of export financing to Canadian
companies operating abroad. EDC-financed projects have enormous human
and environmental impacts, and in recent years, many EDC-financed
projects have been shown to have disastrous consequences on human
rights, the environment, and development of host countries.
When: Thursday, September 23, 1999, 6:30 pm
Where: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, Room 147
Participants: Rex Dagi, Papua New Guinea
Judith David, Guyana
Liam Phelan, AID/WATCH Australia
Andrew Chisolm, Sierra Club of Canada
For more information, contact:
The Halifax Initiative
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