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19 March 2019

China commits to respect human rights in its foreign investments

Author: Collective on Chinese Finance and Investment, Human Rights and the Environment (CICDHA)

"China Commits to the United Nations Human Rights Council to Respect Human Rights in its Foreign Investments" 19 March 2019...

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19 March 2019

MEP group launches Shadow EU Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

On 19 March 2019, the European Parliament Working Group on Responsible Business Conduct (RBC Group) announced a bold Shadow EU Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct. The MEPs initiative is a reaction to the EU's failure to develop an action plan...

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18 March 2019
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Author: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch et six autres organisations

« La FIFA doit placer les droits humains au cœur des discussions sur l’élargissement de la Coupe du monde », 12 mars 2019...

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17 March 2019

Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’. The report raises a number of serious allegations against First Quantum Mine’s Kansanshi mine...

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14 March 2019

European Parliament study identifies various difficulties for accessing legal remedies by analysing 35 cases of corporate human rights abuses filed in EU countries

Author: European Parliament, Policy Department for External Relations

"Access to legal remedies for victims of corporate human rights abuses in third countries", Feb 2019...

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13 March 2019
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Author: Presidencia de la República Oriental de Uruguay

“Murro insta a empresas a adherirse a ley de estímulo a creación de empleo con subsidio para pago de salarios” – 13 de marzo de 2019...

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11 March 2019
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Author: El País

“Empresas trabajan en Uruguay para lograr la equidad de género y retener talento femenino” – 08 de marzo de 2019...

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5 March 2019
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Author: El Tribuno

“Lanzan edición de Brazos Abiertos para erradicar el trabajo infantil” – 04 de marzo de 2019...

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4 March 2019
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Author: La Voz

“La responsabilidad civil de las empresas por la corrupción” – 03 de marzo de 2019...

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2 March 2019

New Book: Business and Human Rights as Law: Towards Justiciability of Rights, Involvement, and Remedy

Author: LexisNexis

As the authors explain in the Introduction to this book, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are transforming corporate responsibility from public relations art to legal science. While the Guiding Principles are soft law,...

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