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21 March 2001

UN [United Nations] guidelines for companies

Author: David Weissbrodt [member of the UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights], Christopher Avery and Muria Kruger, in Human Rights & Business Matters, newsletter of Amnesty International UK Business Group

David Weissbrodt (assisted by Christopher Avery and Muria Kruger) explains the rationale - In August 1999 the UN Working Group on the Methods and Activities of Transnational Corporations asked Professor David Weissbrodt to prepare a set of human rights...

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Article
29 January 2001

Info bill falls short of int'l standard [Ghana]

Author: Ama A.A. Baafi & Akwasi Fredua, Public Agenda [Ghana]

The Right to Information Coalition and its allies have called on Parliament to review the Right to Information (RTI) Bill, bring it in line with international standards and best practices and pass it into law in the shortest possible time. The call...

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1 January 2001

Code of Practice on Safety and Health in the Non-ferrous Metals Industries

Author: International Labour Organization

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Article
12 December 2000

Rules Even Businesses Should Love

Author: Reginald Dale, International Herald Tribune

[referring to OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises]

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Article
1 December 2000

Conflict Diamonds: [U.N.] General Assembly adopts resolution on "conflict diamonds"

Author: United Nations

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Article
15 November 2000

Update on progress towards a European Code of Conduct for European enterprises operating in developing countries

Author: Richard Howitt, Member of European Parliament

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Article
21 September 2000

Revised OECD Guidelines - new dawn or old wine?

Author: Duncan McLaren, Head of Policy and Research at Friends of the Earth, in Human Rights & Business Matters, newsletter of Amnesty International UK Business Group

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Article
1 June 2000

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Article
27 April 2000

Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights: Resolution by U.N. Commission on Human Rights

Author: U.N. Commission on Human Rights

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Article
20 March 2000

Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights: Report by the U.N. Special Rapporteur

Author: Fatma Zohra Ksentini, U.N. Commission on Human Rights

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