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12 April 2018
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Author: Melanie Reinsch, Berliner Zeitung

[D]ie europäische Datenschutzgrundverordnung (EU-DSGV) [...] hat vor allem zum Ziel, die Rechte der Nutzer zu stärken und mehr Transparenz bei der Verarbeitung persönlicher Daten zu schaffen.  Datenschützer, Netzexperten und Bürgerrechtler sehen in der...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Márcia Torres, Agência de Notícias Uniceub (Brazil)

“Record é condenada a exibir 16 programas de religiões de matriz africana em horário nobre”, 6 de abril de 2018...

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Article
3 April 2018

The B Team & BSR launch Business Action Platform to support business leaders & companies to help protect human rights

Author: The B Team & BSR

"Mobilizing the private sector: introducing Business Action Platform for Human Rights," 29 March 2018...

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Article
26 March 2018

Experts submit Joint Summary of Amicus Curiae Briefs to Philippines Human Rights Commission in support of climate change inquiry

Author: CIEL, ClientEarth, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, Maastricht Principles Drafting Group, Our Children's Trust, Plan B, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions & the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, Dr. James Hansen & Dr. Kevin E. Trenberth

"Joint Summary of the Amicus Curiae Briefs", 26 March 2018...

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Article
22 March 2018

Commentary: Failure to address discrimination in machine learning can reinforce systemic bias, says UNICEF Head of Innovation

Author: Erica Kochi, Business Insider

"Machines are making more and more decisions for us, but we need to teach them not to discriminate", 16 Mar 2018...

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Article
22 March 2018

New report outlines recommendations on integrating human rights into machine learning

Author: Global Future Council on Human Rights, World Economic Forum

"How to Prevent Discriminatory Outcomes in Machine Learning", Mar 2018...

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Article
20 March 2018

Commentary: Artificial intelligence can positively impact supply chain management if it internalises knowledge re human rights

Author: Emre Eren Korkmaz, University of Oxford

"How might artificial intelligence transform corporate sustainability policies?" 20 March 2018...

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Story
14 March 2018

UN CEDAW committee adopts General Recommendation on States' women's rights obligations with climate-related disaster risk reduction

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Report
13 March 2018

2017 Oil Workers’ Rights Protection Organization Annual Report

Author: Oil Workers’ Rights Protection Organization (OWRPO)

...The report reflects the problems in the implementation of legislation in country's oil sector, proposals and recommendations are given for the solution of these problems...During the reporting period the following articles of LCAR [Labor Code of...

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13 March 2018

Azerbaijan: Abuses by oil companies include workplace discrimination, illegal termination of contracts, health & safety violations, sexual harassment, environmental pollution, say NGO reports; includes company comments

The reports "The effects of oil and gas production on the environment and human health: Comparative evaluation” and “2017 Annual Report” by Oil-Workers’ Rights Protection Organization detail human rights abuses and environmental pollution by companies...

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