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N.B. Ooredoo was known as Qatar Telecom (Qtel) until February 2013.
Myanmar: Telenor uncovers child labour among its suppliers after over 700 unannounced health & safety inspections
Author: Michael Peel, Financial Times
“Telenor uncovers child labour among Myanmar suppliers”, 19 August 2014...
Myanmar: Ooredoo partners with non-profits to provide health advice & doctor locator services to expectant mothers
Author: Aung Kyaw Nyunt, Myanmar Times
“Yangon start-up will launch maternity app with Ooredoo” 7 July 2014...
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Author: Rachel Wagley, Democratic Voice of Burma
The World Bank may be dangling the prospect of affordable cell phones in Burma at the expense of freedom of expression and privacy rights…To support growing investment, the World Bank – which pledged $2 billion in development aid to Burma…will approve...
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[PDF] Businesses across the Middle East must put human rights above the bottom line - New report lifts the lid on the business practices of dozens of companies operating across the Middle East
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Arabic and French versions below] Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released today in Arabic, English and French by the...
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[PDF] ITU and Partners join forces to engage millions of young people for BYND 2015: Global Youth Summit [San Jose, Costa Rica, 9-11 Sep]
The Summit in Costa Rica will bring young people from around the world together – both physically and virtually – to participate in a series of workshops, presentations and conversations on how technology can be leveraged for social good and,...
Ooredoo response to Business and Human Rights Resource Centre’s request for a response to HRW’s Report: Burma Telecom Winners Should Safeguard Users
[Ooredoo response to call from Human Rights Watch to make public commitment to transparency & strong human rights policies with regard to winning telecom license in Myanmar.] Ooredoo firmly believes in the transformative power of...
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Author: Human Rights Watch
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Ooredoo to respond - response provided.] Burma’s new telecom license winners should make a public commitment to strong human rights policies and broad transparency measures, Human Rights Watch said....
Author: Peter Micek, Access
Myanmar has chosen the two winners of its new telecoms licenses. Telenor Mobile Communications of Norway and Ooredoo of Qatar won the highly competitive process, getting 15-year licenses for mobile phone operations and spectrum…Access has written...
Author: 4-traders [France]
Asiacell, part of the Qtel Group [Qatar Telecom], is significantly increasing economic opportunities for women in Iraq through its mWomen initiatives...The operator is a member of the GSMA mWomen Programme, which aims to reduce the global mobile phone...
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