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ISDS: How the global system of corporate impunity is affecting the Human Rights of indigenous and peasant populations in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Last year, on August 30th 2018, a Panel of Private Arbitrators, based in The Hague (Netherlands, EU), composed of three private arbitrators, issued a ruling that could represent an ill-fated precedent for humanity. Through a lawsuit between the Ecuadorian state and the US multinational Chevron, the panel intends to annul a sentence, issued by a…

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Press conference to denounce the government’s position on the Chevron case and the arbitration award

At the end of June 2018, the Constitutional Court of Ecuador put an end to the Lago Agrio case, confirming the sentence that condemns Chevron to pay the sum of 9,500 million dollars. The money will be used to repair the environmental, social and cultural damage caused by the oil company’s operations in the North-Ecuadorian…

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The Ecuadorian government admits its compliance with the arbitration award to obstruct the execution of the Chevron case judgment.

The Attorney General of Ecuador sent a report to the National Assembly on the Chevron case in which he admits that the State is complying with the arbitration award of August 30, 2018, so that, if it “succeeds”, the judges can impose a lower sanction. Nueva Loja – July 18 2019. On June 19, 2019,…

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT MPs SEND LETTER TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ECUADOR FOR CHEVRON II CASE

Brussels, 16th November 2018 Lic. Lenín Moreno Garcés President of the Republic of Ecuador Dr. Salvador Iñigo Attorney-general of the State of Ecuador Honourable Mr. President, The signatories of this letter, as Members of the European Parliament, would like to express our deep concern regarding the obstacles to access to justice that the communities affected…

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Massive mobilisation of the international civil society on the global #AntiChevron Day

Press release Amsterdam/Geneva/Quito May 21st 2019 More than 250 organisations, networks, trade unions, and social movements worldwide, representing more than 250 millions of persons, are mobilised to denounce the Chevron’s impunity in Ecuador and ask the president of Ecuador to support the Chevron case in favour of the indigenous and peasant communities. After 15 years…

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UDAPT requests that the Ecuadorian Government recognize and clarify the separation between the Chevron case and the proposed reparation

Quito, 10 de abril de 2019 – UDAPT (Union of those affected by the oil operations of Texaco – now Chevron) on behalf of the indigenous populations and peasant affected by the damages caused by Chevron, points out and highlights that the decision of the Ecuadorian Government to take charge of the environmental repair of…

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UDAPT urges for clarity on the alleged reparation of the Ecuadorian Government for the environmental damage caused by Chevron-Texaco

Quito, 9 Abril 2019 – On 30 August 2018, a private arbitration Court issued an arbitration award (within the case known as CHEVRON III), in which the Ecuadorian State was ordered, among other things, to annul the Lago Agrio case judgment, abusing and disrespecting the sovereignty of Ecuador. In other words, it was ordered to…

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CANADA DENIES JUSTICE TO ECUADORIANS

Quito, April 4th, 2019. – The Supreme Court of Justice of Canada refused to process the request for an appeal filed by the Ecuadorian people affected by Chevron against the ruling of the Court of Appeal of Ontario on May 23rd, 2018. The latter rejected the process of type-approval of the Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron’s…

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