Export processing zones


International standards on export processing zones: click here

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Article
20 March 2018

UK: CORE & Amnesty Int'l UK highlight shortcomings re export promotion & human rights in submission to UN Working Group

Author: CORE Coalition & Amnesty International UK

"CORE Coalition and Amnesty International UK joint submission to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights: ensuring respect for human rights in the context of "economic diplomacy" and investment/trade promotion," 14 March 2018...

Read more

Article
1 March 2018

Myanmar: Oxfam report identifies possible environmental and social challenges of Kyauk Phyu SEZ with recommendations to support responsible investment

Author: Oxfam

"RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT IN MYANMAR: Lessons from experiences of SEZ developments", Oxfam, 7 February 2017...

Read more

Article
13 December 2017

Tanzania: Locals to be evicted to pave way for economic zone demand fair compensation

Author: Patty Mugubira, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Evictions loom to pave way for economic zone"...

Read more

Article
23 October 2017

Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry commits to helping government’s Rakhine development

Author: Mizzima - News from Myanmar (Myanmar)

The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) announced October 21 that it was setting up Nine Private Sector Task Forces for taking part in the Myanmar government’s [Enterprise of Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement...

Read more

Report
11 July 2017

Jordan: Report examines barriers to inclusion of Syrian refugees in labour market

Author: Better Work, ILO, IFC

As the conflict in Syria enters its sixth year, Jordan continues to shoulder a disproportionate refugee burden as it hosts 2.7 million refugees, making it the second largest refugee-hosting country per inhabitants in the world. Jordan has opened its...

Read more

Article
11 July 2017

Phil Bloomer discusses the importance of business allies for human rights defenders in interview with Raoul Wallenberg Institute

Author: Malin Oud, Raoul Wallenberg Institute (Sweden)

"Human Rights Defenders Depend on Allies They Can Gain in Business", 4 Jul 2017...

Read more

Report
5 June 2017

Jobs make the difference: Expanding economic opportunities for Syrian refugees & host communities

Author: United Nations Development Programme, Regional Development & Protection Programme, World Food Programme, Int. Labor Organization

The goal of this report is to provide pragmatic, empirically grounded evidence to support efforts by these three key actors—host nations, the international donor community and  the private sector—to achieve this  ambitious political goal of creating 1...

Read more

Report
5 June 2017

Jordan: Better Work 2017 report finds forced labour, abuses of freedom of association & health & safety commonplace in garment factories

Author: Better Work Jordan

"Annual Report 2017: Better Work Jordan", 16 Feb 2017...

Read more

Article
9 May 2017

Jordan: Govt., EU & ILO launch EU-Jordan Compact pilot project to facilitate trade & create jobs for both Syrian refugees & Jordanians

Author: Laila Azzeh, Jordan Times

"Pilot project to reduce unemployment launched"...

Read more

Story
30 April 2017

Philippines: Sein Together garment factory union alleges violation of right to organise; Tesco, one of reported buyers, responds

Partido Manggagawa alleges in this report that Sein Together International violated its workers' right to organise through acts of harassment and management interference. The factory reportedly company supplies garments to Tesco....

See full story