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4 October 2017

New strategies & laws could make climate change lawsuits against oil companies succeed, say experts

Author: Geoff Dembicki, on Vice (Canada)

"What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage", 2 Oct 2017...

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12 September 2017

Kenya publishes baseline assessment on business & human rights as a precursor to National Action Plan

Author: Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

"Kenya National Baseline Assessment on Business & Human Rights 2017...

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14 July 2017

Colombia: Analyst explains conflicts involving indigenous leaders, agribusiness and extractive industries in Cauca

Author: Robin Llewellyn for InterContinental Cry

“Clouds of uncertainty: A web of impunity, corruption and extractivism confronts indigenous leaders in Colombia’s southwest”...

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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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25 June 2017

Indonesia publishes National Action Plan on business & human rights; first to launch NAP among Asian countries

Author: FIHRRST

"Indonesia Launches National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights," 16 June 2017...

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23 June 2017
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Author: Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

« Entreprises et Droits de l'Homme; 50 membres de CNDHCI formés à Abidjan avec le soutien de l'OIF », juin 2017...

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8 June 2017

Canada: Experts predict a coming era of litigation against govt., oil & gas companies over alleged inaction on climate change

Author: Alex Ballingall, Star (Canada)

"Could governments and oil companies get sued for inaction on climate change?", 23 May 2017...

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19 April 2017

Indonesia: Foreign ministry officer outlines steps govt. could take to promote human rights in business, including creation of a natl. focal point

Author: Amanda Himawan, Jakarta Post

"Embracing business and human rights", 3 April 2017...

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3 April 2017

African Union draft policy framework on business & human rights

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27 March 2017
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Author: Gloria Leticia Díaz, Proceso (México)

“Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos emite 11 recomendaciones por contaminación en ríos”, 22 de Marzo de 20017...

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