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Papua New Guinea: Human rights impact assessment of Liquefied Natural Gas project provides recommendations on gender, security & conflict
Author: Nora Götzmann, Danish Institute for Human Rights & Nicholas Bainton, Univ. of Queensland
"Papua LNG Human Rights Impact Assessment: Focus on Gender, Security and Conflict", January 2019 ...
UN Working Group on use of mercenaries calls for submissions on impacts of private military & security companies on gender (due 28 Feb) & links to extractives (due 15 Mar)
The two calls for contributions are available below in English, French and Spanish: PMSCs & gender (28 Feb) PMSCs & extractive industry (due 15 Mar)
New report on corporate disclosure under EU Non-financial Reporting Directive finds co's fail to provide meaningful information about impacts on human rights & environment
The EU Non-financial Reporting Directive which came into effect in 2018 requires large companies and financial corporations to disclose information regarding their impacts on society and environment. Civil society has however criticised that the EU...
Finland: Civil society calls on Govt. to explore common EU approach to mandatory human rights due diligence legislation during EU Presidency
Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice et al
We, the undersigned NGOs, are calling on the Finnish government to set an ambitious agenda for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) at European Union (EU) level......
ABN Amro publishes 2nd human rights report highlighting progress on addressing privacy, discrimination, labour rights & land rights
Author: ABN Amro
"...This second Human Rights Report builds on earlier publications such as the 2015 Human Rights Guide, the 2016 Human Rights Report and the 2017 Update. [ABN AMRO] explain[s] the progress... made over the past two years in addressing salient human...
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Author: Nick Bonyhady, The Sydney Morning Herald
"'29.7 per cent is not 30 per cent': Companies almost hit gender target", 30 January 2019...