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16 June 2011
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Autor/in: [opinion] Wambui Kimathi & Louiza Kabiru, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, in Business Daily [Kenya]

In addition to the work done by civil society, the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR)...has carried out a public inquiry into allegations of human rights violations in Magarini, Malindi...[The] “Protect, Respect, Remedy” Framework.....

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1 June 2011
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Autor/in: Rory Sulllivan, Nicolas Hachez, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

This paper intends to provide insights as to whether institutional investors, through the framework proposed by the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, John Ruggie, can promote business respect for human rights worldwide. In this...

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1 May 2011
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Autor/in: Alejandro Teitelbaum, Jus Semper Global Alliance

In this brief, Teitelbaum provides his final observations on the perspective that Ruggie attempts to advance in his Final Report. The author incorporates into his assessment the consistent laissez faire course followed by Ruggie...Teitelbaum succinctly...

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9 February 2011
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Autor/in: Michelle Brown, CSR Asia

On 31st January the consultation on the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the Implementation of the United Nations 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework closed...The process is documented on the Business and Human Rights website......

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31 January 2011
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Autor/in: Wilton Park

Almost 6 years ago, the United Nations Human Rights Council began to explore the relationship between business and human rights. We discuss the policy framework of ‘protect, respect and remedy’ while exploring the business community's reaction and the...

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11 January 2011
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Autor/in: Lyuba Zarsky, Associate Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, in TripleCrisis

...[I]in early December, I found myself at a conference in The Hague organized by the World Legal Forum. Tagged “Business and Community in Dialogue: Connecting Corporate Responsibility and Global Governance,” the conference aimed to promote the...

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11 January 2011
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Autor/in: Prof. John Ruggie, UN Special Representative on business & human rights - event hosted by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

I am honored to deliver the annual lecture celebrating Sir Geoffrey Chandler...This evening I would like to share with you not only what I have sought to achieve through my mandate. I also want to convey why I chose the path that I did—which in some...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Law Society [UK]

Going forward, lawyers should: 1. Plan for further regulatory change – although the Principles are currently non- binding, consider the possibility of further legal and regulatory change; 2. Stay abreast of soft law initiatives – soft law initiatives...

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11 October 2010
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Autor/in: Irene Khan, board member of the Institute for Human Rights and Business

I think it is important for us to begin by looking back. Think back to 2004. The business and human rights debate was at a stalemate...Six years later, we are in a very different place, thanks to [UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights]...

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1 September 2010
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Autor/in: Alejandro Teitelbaum, former UN representative, American Association of Jurists; published by Jus Semper Global Alliance

In his 2009 report Ruggie kept unchanged the bottom line imposed by transnational corporations: no proposal, whatsoever, of binding international norms for business enterprises...We will examine three aspects of Mr. Ruggie’s Report for 2010: his work...

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