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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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28 June 2017

NGOs & trade union urge US Supreme Court to provide access to justice to foreign victims in Arab Bank lawsuit over alleged complicity in financing terrorism

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26 June 2017

USA: Federal Judicial Center publishes guide for judges of intl. human rights cases in federal courts

Author: David Nersessian, Babson College, in Federal Judicial Center International Litigation Guide

"International Human Rights Litigation: A Guide for Judges", Dec 2016...

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23 June 2017

Ecuadorian people affected by Chevron’s oil pollution continue to seek justice in other countries after US Supreme Court decision

Author: teleSUR

"Washing Hands of US Supreme Court, Ecuador's Amazon Chevron Victims Seek Justice Abroad", 22 Jun 2017...

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20 June 2017
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En febrero, pobladores locales se manifestaron contra las actividades mineras de Condor Gold en la mina La India. La empresa presentó acusaciones legales contra los opositores. ONG han denunciado estos actos "en contra la libertad de expresión"....

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20 June 2017

US Supreme Court declines to review judgment obtained by Chevron against lawyer of community seeking enforcement of Ecuadorian $9 billion oil pollution decision

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9 June 2017
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Author: Condor Gold

...Condor Gold S.A., concesionaria de varias áreas bajo fase de exploración desde el 2006, exhortó a la comunidad y a las organizaciones que velan por el bienestar de la población a desarrollar y fortalecer un diálogo constructivo de cara a encontrar...

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30 May 2017

Mexico: UN Working Group report on their mission underlines actions for govt. & companies to guarantee free, prior and informed consent & security of human rights defenders

The United Nations Working Group on business and human rights visited Mexico from 29 August to 7 September 2016 to examine efforts by the Government and business enterprises to prevent and address adverse human rights impacts of business activities....

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