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Human Rights Watch Submission to the UK International Development Committee

Human Rights Watch welcomes the inquiry by the International Development Committee (IDC) into the effectiveness of UK Aid, and its intention to examine whether the work of the Department for International Development (DFID) is accountable, transparent and impactful. Our submission concerns CDC Group, a development bank owned by DFID, and the lack of adequate safeguards at the bank to prevent its investments undermining human rights and environmental protections.  Human Rights Watch released a report in November 2019 that showed how a palm oil company in the Democratic Republic of Congo co-owned…

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