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3 March 2017

Honduras: 1 year since Berta Cáceres’ murder – selected materials

March 2017 marks the first anniversary of the assassination of Berta Caceres, a Honduran human rights and environmental rights champion, awarded with the Goldman Prize. Berta defended the rights of the Lenca people that were affected by DESA...

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2 March 2017
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En marzo del 2017 se cumple el primer aniversario del asesinato de Berta Cáceres, defensora hondureña de derechos humanos y ambientales, galardonada con el Premio Goldman. Berta defendía los derechos del pueblo lenca ante un proyecto hidroeléctrico de...

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20 February 2017
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Author: Nelton Rivera, Km 169 Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“San Marcos: El Poder De Las Hidroeléctricas Contra La Autoridad Comunitaria...

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7 February 2017
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Author: Km 169 Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“Criminalización: Detienen a Abelino Chub Caal, trabajador De La Fundación Guillermo Toriello”, 6 de Febrero de 2017...

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24 January 2017

2017 UN Forum - Call for information about projects on access to remedy for business-related human rights impacts (extended to 13 Feb)

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The 2017 UN Forum on Business & Human Rights…will have a major focus on the issue of access to remedy for business-related human rights impacts…The Forum Secretariat is doing a mapping of ongoing research and projects linked to this topic. All...

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13 January 2017

Business actors can be powerful advocates for human rights, top UN human rights official says to business leaders before World Economic Forum

Author: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Davos: Zeid calls on business leaders to stand up for human rights", 13 Jan 2017...

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19 December 2016
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En junio de 2016, varios trabajadores de la empresa coreana textil Tecnotex se manifestaron por mejores condiciones laborales en Tipitapa, Managua. La policía detuvo a algunos trabajadores. Recientemente, los medios anunciaron que una jueza sentenció a...

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19 December 2016

Nicaragua: Workers of textile company Tecnotex on trial after protesting for improved working conditions

In June 2016, workers of South Korean textile company, Tecnotex, protested for better worker conditions. During the manifestations, the police detained some of the workers who currently are on trial. NGO and Unions have condemned these actions. 

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9 December 2016

Switzerland adopts National Action Plan to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

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5 December 2016
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Author: Laurie Caucheteux (Cabinet d'avocats Praetica) dans L'Echo (Belgique)

« La responsabilité sociétale des entreprises (RSE), un concept en vogue, une démarche non contraignante », 30 novembre 2016...

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