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16 December 2019

Middle East & N. Africa: Civil society criticises the evaluation of EU Association Agreements and their impact on socio-economic wellbeing in the region

A coalition of civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa have published a statement jointly criticising the evaluation study of six Association Agreements (AAs) between the EU and Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and...

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16 December 2019
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La société civile au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord a critiqué une étude d’évaluation des accords d’Association (AA) entre l’EU et l’Algeria, l’Égypte, la Jordanie, le Liban, le Maroc et la Tunisie. Décrivant l’approche comme « insatisfaisante »,...

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13 December 2019

New handbook looks at role of human rights impact assessments in addressing adverse impacts of business activities

Author: The Danish Institute for Human Rights

"New Handbook offers insights on how to address the impacts of business activities on human rights", 2 Dec 2019...

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11 December 2019

Nestlé publishes new 'Tackling Child Labor' report, citing progress in efforts to reduce the issue in cocoa communities

On 10 December 2019, Nestlé released its latest 'Tackling Child Labor' report, citing significant progress in its effort to tackle child labour in its West African supply chain. Building on this, Nestlé also said it "will continue to expand its cocoa...

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9 December 2019
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Author: Web-Manager Center

« L’inspection du travail dans les pays arabes est confrontée à des difficultés majeures (Experts) », 20 novembre 2019...

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3 December 2019

First stage of inaugural UK Fisheries Sector Human Rights and Social Welfare Baseline Project launched

Author: Human Rights at Sea

“UK fisheries sector human rights and social welfare baseline project gets underway”, 28 November 2019...

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28 November 2019

DCAF & Danish Institute for Human Rights produce guidance on private security sector in National Action Plans on business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

“Private security governance and National Action Plans (NAPS) on business and human rights”, 22 November 2019...

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23 August 2019

Commentary: Business and Human Rights as a Galaxy of Norms

Author: Elise Groulx Diggs, Mitt Regan and Beatrice Parance

In the last several years, there has been an increasing tendency to view the impacts of transnational business operations through the lens of human rights law. A major obstacle to holding companies accountable for the harms that they impose, however...

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5 July 2019

France: Study of companies' 2018-2019 vigilance plans highlights challenges of application of law

Author: Entreprises pour les droits de l'homme

"Vigilance Plans 2018-2019: Application of the Law on the Duty of Vigilance", 14 Jun 2019...

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28 June 2019
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Author: Entreprises pour les droits de l'homme

« Plans de vigilance 2018-2019 : Application de la loi sur le devoir de vigilance », 14 juin 2019...

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