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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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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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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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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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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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Article
16 February 2018

Leading activist discusses failure of cos. to address adverse impacts of their technologies & inadequacy of non-judicial remedies

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business (UK)

"Maryam Al-Khawaja on Technology Companies", 18 December 2017...

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15 February 2018

Ethical framework for use of artificial intelligence in business includes transparency, accountability & respect for right to privacy

Author: Institute of Business Ethics

"Briefing: Business ethics and artificial intelligence," January 2018...

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15 February 2018

New study reveals racial bias in facial recognition software

Author: Steve Lohr, The New York Times

"Facial recognition is accurate, if you're a white guy," 9 February 2018...

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