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23 October 2017
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Author: Sin Embargo (México)

“Campesinos acusan a Juez de favorecer a Monsanto; consulta de soya transgénica será sólo en 6 comunidades”,  23 de Octubre de 2017...

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23 October 2017
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Corte Suprema niega petición de constitucionalidad al Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras  sobre Proyecto Agua Zarca”,  23 de Octubre de 2017...

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18 October 2017
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Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras)

“Medioambientalistas de Honduras, “ni ignorantes ni antidesarrollistas”, 11 de Octubre de 2017...

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18 October 2017

Honduras: Interview with Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres denounces violence & threats to human rights defenders linked to projects of banks & companies

Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras)

Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, the new general coordinator of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), a position held by her mother, Berta Cáceres, until she was murdered…tells…that the indigenous peoples of this...

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21 September 2017

USA: Civil society groups support bills to increase transparency & prevent abuses by anonymous companies

Civil society groups in the United States have signed letters in support of bipartisan legislation that would require companies to disclose information about the real people who own or control them at the time they are created. The "Corporate...

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15 September 2017

Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In...

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9 August 2017

Commentary: Challenges to hold corporations accountable for human rights abuses abroad

Author: Erika Schneidereit, Univ. of Ottawa, on National Magazine (Canada)

“The challenges of preventing corporate human right abuses abroad”, 25 Jul 2017...

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24 July 2017

New book: Private intl. law perspectives on implementation of UN Guiding Principles

Author: Francisco Zamora Cabot, Lukas Heckendorn Urscheler & Stéphanie De Dycker (eds), on Publications de l'Institut suisse de droit comparé, 81

"Implementing the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights - Private International Law Perspectives", Jul 2017...

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12 July 2017

Commentary: General Comment by UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights sheds welcome light on UN Guiding Principles

Author: Mary Mayenfisch-Tobin, Reconnecting With Commonsense, and Gabriela Quijano of Amnesty Intl.

"Corporate accountability and access to remedy for victims of human rights abuses - the way forward!" 8 July 2017...

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30 June 2017

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights releases statement on Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights released a statement on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, highlighting the role of business in pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Working Group emphasized the UN Guiding...

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