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10 February 2017
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Author: Centre d’études de droit de l’environnement de Tarragone (CEDAT)

“Droits de l’homme et entreprises européennes: Guide pratique à l’intention des organisations de la société civile et des défenseurs des droits de l’homme”, Septembre 2016...

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2 February 2017

OHCHR: Call for inputs to report on ways to bridge the gender digital divide (due: 15 Feb)

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Call for inputs from industry and the tech community, as well as other relevant stakeholders, to a report on “ways to bridge the gender digital divide from a human rights perspective”, 1 February 2017...

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28 January 2017

Malawi: NGOs urge president to sign law to allow communities impacted by extractive activities access information on environmental, health & safety risks

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Malawi: Information Bill Aids Mining Communities"...

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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

Natural Justice & Heinrich Böll Foundation highlight value of community protocols for effective engagement with extractive industries

Author: Jael Makagon, Johanna von Braun, Gino Cocchiaro & Stella James, Natural Justice; Heinrich Böll Foundation

“Balancing the scales: Community Protocols and Extractive Industries. Lessons from Argentina, India, Kenya and Zimbabwe”, December 2016...

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9 January 2017
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Author: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte

“Entwicklung der Menschenrechtssituation in Deutschland: Januar 2015 – Juni 2016 - Bericht an den deutschen Bundestag“...

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21 December 2016

Report highlights shrinking civic space for natural resource activists & calls for collective action

Author: CIVICUS & Publish What You Pay

“Against all odds: The perils of fighting for natural resource justice”, 3 December 2016...

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14 December 2016

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Below is a compilation of the latest news and media coverage of the Philippines Commission on Human Rights' investigation of 47 fossil fuel companies' contribution to climate & human rights impacts....

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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

Life and death: Defending land rights in India is a dangerous job

Author: Rina Chandran, Reuters [UK]

Bhupendra Vira, an activist who tried to expose political links to illegal land dealings...was shot dead...A couple of weeks later in another case, Nandini Sundar, a Delhi University professor, was charged in the killing of an indigenous villager in...

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