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Commentary: Human rights have been peripheral in debate on impacts of artificial intelligence, despite significant added value
Author: Christiaan van Veen & Corinne Cath, Data & Society
"Artificial Intelligence: What’s Human Rights Got To Do With It?", 14 May 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
- Related companies: IBM Microsoft
Author: Council of Europe
Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)3 of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to member States on Human Rights and Business was adopted in March 2016......
UNWG presents report to Human Rights Council on how States can incentivise corporate respect for human rights in trade promotion and finance
Author: Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights
“Human Rights Council discusses human rights and transnational corporations, and the independence of judges and lawyers” – June 25, 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
Ghana: Joint study by University of Ghana & IFC shows better performing companies have more gender-balanced boards
A joint study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the University of Ghana Business School has revealed that performing companies in Ghana tend to have more gender-balanced boards.
Philippines: Commission on Human Rights reminds security forces to observe maximum tolerance in workers' protests
Author: Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines
"On the violent dispersal during the NutriAsia factory protest," 15 June 2018...
ASEAN CSOs urge AICHR to develop code of conduct for constructive dialogues on regional action plans on business & human rights
Author: Various CSOs
"Oral Statement from CSOs During the AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business and Human Rights, 04-06 June 2018...
UAE: Cyber-security company exclusively serves countries that respect human rights, despite being based in a serial violator of these rights
Author: Patrick Howell O'Neill, Cyberscoop
"The zero-day industry tries 'transparency' in Dubai", 4 June 2018...
Author: Altsean Burma
"ASEAN lags behind other regions on stakeholder engagement & access to remedy in the context of business & human rights," 03 June 2018...
BIICL report: recommendations for business when nat'l law conflicts with int'l human rights standards
Author: Lise Smit, Arianne Griffith and Robert McCorquodale, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
International Maritime Organization's Legal Committee to discuss seafarers cases of abandonment at sea
Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)
'Seafarers abandonment at the centre of IMO Legal Committee' 24 Apr 2018...