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17 July 2019

[PDF] [Revised draft] Legally binding instrument to regulate activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises

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16 July 2019

Nigeria: Communities lament over ‘oil exploitation & environmental terrorism’ by oil companies in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa

Author: Daily Post (Nigeria)

‘Goodluck Jonathan’s kinsmen decry pollution, regret discovery of oil in their community’ 9 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Zimbabwe: Villagers call on govt. to halt new mining operations by Anjin over history of human rights violations

Author: Kenneth Nyangani, News Day (Zimbabwe)

‘Anjin return angers Marange villagers’ 15 July 2019...

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Report
16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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15 July 2019

Due diligence tool for companies on respecting indigenous peoples' rights

Author: Birgitte Feiring & Francesca Thornberry, Danish Institute For Human Rights

Based on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and ILO Convention No. 169, this Checklist aligns the principles and rights in these two instruments with the human rights due diligence approach set out in the UN...

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12 July 2019

Commentary: Why arbitrate business & human rights disputes?

Author: Prof. Dr. Diane Desierto, Univ. of Notre Dame, on EJIL: Talk!

In June 2019, the Draft Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration (hereafter, “Draft BHR Arbitration Rules”) was released for global online public consultation, with the consultation period set to end by 25 August 2019...The final version of...

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12 July 2019

Commentary: Why arbitrate business & human rights disputes?

Author: Prof. Dr. Diane Desierto, Univ. of Notre Dame, on EJIL: Talk!

"Why Arbitrate Business and Human Rights Disputes? Public Consultation Period Open for the Draft Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration", 12 Jul 2019...

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12 July 2019

Global online consultation on Draft Hague Rules on Business & Human Rights Arbitration (by 25 Aug 2019)

Author: Center for International Legal Cooperation

The publication of the draft text of the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration represents a milestone in our project, as we are finally able to provide those following the project with a complete set of draft provisions which forms the...

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11 July 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“Alcaldes, gobernadores, empresarios con procesos judiciales tienen tres meses para acogerse a la JEP” – 11 de junio de 2019...

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Article
8 July 2019

Zimbabwe: Legislator alleges that some Chinese firms operating in the country aren’t adhering to local laws & are abusing workers

Author: Andrew Mambondiyani, The Epoch Times

‘Zimbabwe Independent Legislator Takes on Chinese Companies for Worker Abuse’ 8 July 2019...

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