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1 April 2014

Tanzania Country Guide now online

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

We’ve just uploaded the Tanzania Country Guide. It’s our first Country Guide to include a Special Region Guide, to address the different social and political conditions on the island of Zanzibar. We’d like to thank our partner, the Commission for...

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1 April 2014

Tanzania: New country guide on business & human rights risks launched

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1 April 2014

[PDF] Enhancing mining’s contribution to the Zambian economy and society

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

...Mining is economically critical for...the world’s poorest...with some 50 countries being significantly dependent on mining. Yet mineral wealth does not always mean positive economic growth – the so-called “resource curse” theory. In 2004, ICMM ...

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Company non-response
4 March 2014

Schering-Plough did not respond to: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility rates 15 pharmaceutical firms on HIV/AIDS, including Schering-Plough - finds none has comprehensive approach.

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Article
29 January 2014

UN Global Compact: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

Author: UN Global Compact & Maplecroft

The Human Rights & Business Dilemmas Forum is a web-based forum designed to stimulate discussion about the dilemmas responsible companies may face in their efforts to respect human rights. The Forum is part of a project funded by the GE Foundation...

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24 January 2014

Our new single will raise €10m for charity… but will be free

Author: Aishling Phelan, Independent (Ireland)

Rock superstars U2 will give away their new single for free during the American Football Superbowl final next month…The single will be made available for free on iTunes for the first 24 hours following the iconic championship games…For each download...

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24 January 2014

Tanzanian mines remain key breeding sites for TB - experts

Author: The Guardian (Tanzania)

Mines in Tanzania have been named as the major breeding sites for tuberculosis infection, public health experts warned...It is estimated that Tanzania handles 63,000 medical cases of tuberculosis every year but the figure apparently accounts for just...

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24 January 2014

UN Special Rapporteur: oil, gas & mining operations brings increased sexual violence

Author: Levi Rickert, First Perspective (Canada)

United Nations Special Rapporteur James Anaya opened the UN Permanent Forum’s International Expert Group Meeting...in New York with the message that more focused attention needs to be given to sexual health and reproductive rights among indigenous...

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12 December 2013

Investors Praise Bristol Myers Squibb for Boosting Access to Life-Saving AIDS Drugs Via Medicines Patent Pool

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (USA)

Licensing agreement reached for generic production of...Atazanavir shows leadership and innovation in delivering HIV/AIDS medicines where they are most needed. Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) today applaud Bristol...

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23 September 2013

New Investment Fund Will Advance Late-Stage Vaccines and other Global Health Technologies

Author: Jennifer Kim, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

A new investment fund structured by JPMorgan Chase…and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will, for the first time, allow individual and institutional investors the opportunity to finance late-stage global health technologies that have the...

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