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1 August 2011

Maplecroft releases report on the risks posed to business by the human trafficking industry

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1 August 2011

[PDF] Trafficking: A global phenomenon with an exploration of India through maps

Author: Alyson Warhurst, Cressie Strachan, Zahed Yousuf & Siobhan Tuohy-Smith, Maplecroft [UK]

[A]pproximately 2.4m men, women and children are internationally and domestically trafficked for the purposes of: commercial sexual exploitation; forced labour; domestic servitude and the removal of organs at any given point in time…Businesses should...

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28 January 2010

IHRB mourns the loss of Nick Howen

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

All of us at the Institute for Human Rights and Business mourn the loss of Nick Howen who passed away on 26 January 2010. Nick was one of the early thinkers and advocates from the human rights community to address the links between private sector...

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Article
6 September 2005

[DOC] [course syllabus / reading list] Human Rights Issues for International Organizations [includes many sections focusing on business & human rights]

Author: Curt Goering, Senior Deputy Executive Director, Amnesty International USA

[the following sections of the syllabus focus on business & human rights issues]...

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2 December 2004

[DOC] Excerpts from submissions to United Nations consultation on business & human rights (submissions made available to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre)

Author: compilation by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre covering submissions by various authors

[includes excerpts from submissions made by NGOs, companies, business organisations, govts., academics & other individuals]

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22 September 2004

[DOC] [Comments by Michelle Leighton & Naomi Roht-Arriaza about the UN Norms on business & human rights]

Author: Michelle Leighton (Law and Policy Consultant - International Environment, Human Rights, CSR) & Professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza (University of California, Hastings College of the Law)

[comments contributed to Intl. Network for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), in advance of ESCR-Net’s submission to UN stakeholder consultation on business & human rights]...these norms do not make "new" law for companies, but...

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4 July 2004

[Reading list for "Human Rights in the Marketplace" course]

Author: Professor Margaret Bedggood

[course taught at Summer School in Intl. Human Rights Law, Oxford Univ. & George Washington Univ. Law School, 2004]

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21 June 2004

Human Rights in the Marketplace: Syllabus

Author: Professor Margaret Bedggood

[course taught at Summer School in Intl. Human Rights Law, Oxford Univ. & George Washington Univ. Law School, 2004] This course has as its objective to examine the impact of international human rights standards on global trade, corporate...

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21 June 2004

Syllabus: "Human Rights in the Marketplace" (summer 2004 course, Intl. Human Rights Law programme, Oxford Univ.)

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Article
6 May 2003

International Council on Human Rights Policy: Business and Human Rights

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