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15 April 2010

Human Rights and the Financial Sector

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

The Danish Institute for Human Rights is pleased to announce the release of ‘Values Added: The Challenge of Integrating Human Rights in the Financial Sector.’ The report outlines the challenges and potential for integrating human rights concepts to...

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15 April 2010
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Author: Commission nationale consultative des droits de l’homme (CNCDH) [France]

La Commission nationale consultative des droits de l’homme (CNCDH) tient à saluer la ratification par la France de la Convention sur les armes à sous-munitions, dite Convention d’Oslo, qui concourt au respect des règles du Droit international...

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18 February 2010

[PDF] Decision Map: Doing Business in High-Risk Human Rights Environments

Author: Human Rights and Business Project, Danish Institute for Human Rights

This brochure aims to help companies systematically assess the human rights environments in which they do business and decide whether local conditions preclude positive impacts and make negative impacts inevitable…The purpose of this brochure is to...

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30 April 2009

[PDF] Opening speech - "Business & Conflict: Red Flags: Corporate respect for human rights in high risk zones"

Author: Ambassador Thomas Greminger, Swiss Govt.

It is a pleasure for me to welcome you today to this important event marking the launch of the Red Flags Guidelines. The launch will be followed by a discussion on the subject of corporate respect for human rights in high risk zones. It will focus on...

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22 October 2007
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Author: Délégation générale de Palestine en France

L’Organisation de Libération de la Palestine (O.L.P.)…vient de décider d’intervenir au procès engagé contre les sociétés Alstom et Véolia Transport par l’Association France Palestine Solidarité devant le Tribunal de Grande Instance de Nanterre aux fins...

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12 April 2007

Oil, Profits, and Peace: Does Business Have a Role in Peacemaking?

Author: Jill Shankleman, consultant & former Senior Fellow, US Institute of Peace

With the growing awareness of the socio-economic consequences of their investments, what do Western oil companies need to do to prevent conflict, limit environmental damage, and enhance the chances of sustaining both profits and peace in areas where...

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25 January 2007

[PDF] EC Chairmanship of the Kimberley Process: From conflict diamonds to prosperity diamonds

Author: European Commission External Relations

[T]he Kimberley Process needs to remain vigilant against rebel movements using diamonds to threaten peace and prosperity…The European Community will serve as Kimberley Process Chair during 2007. It intends to contribute actively to the fight against...

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14 October 2006

[PDF] Release of IPT [Indian People's Tribunal] Report on Kashipur: An Enquiry into Mining and Human Rights Violations in Kashipur, Orissa

Author: Indian People's Tribunal on Environment & Human Rights

An eight member multidisciplinary panel of the Indian People’s Tribunal headed by Justice S. N. Bhargava (Former Chief Justice Sikkim High Court) enquired into alleged human rights and environment violations created by a bauxite-mining project...

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Complicity in Human Rights Violations: A Responsible Business Approach to Suppliers

Author: Margaret Jungk, Human Rights & Business Project, Danish Institute for Human Rights

Danish companies recognize their duty not only to be good human rights actors themselves, but also to make sure that they act responsibly with regard to human rights issues raised in the context of their suppliers. But exactly what that responsibility...

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