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Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

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Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

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Prison labour

Below are key international standards relating to prison labour.  (Reports about business & prison labour from a wide range of sources are in the prison labour section of our site.)

- Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners - adopted by UN Economic & Social Council by resolutions 663 C (XXIV) (1957) and 2076 (LXII)  (1977): articles 11, 71-76 and 89

- Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners - adopted by UN General Assembly resolution 45/111 (1990): article 8

- International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 29: Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour: article 2.2(c)

- ILO Convention No. 105: Convention concerning the Abolition of Forced Labour: article 1