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14 November 2019

Report "Italian Legislative Decree No. 231/2001: a model for a human rights due diligence legislation?"

Author: Human Rights International Corner (HRIC) & International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

13 November 2019...

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12 November 2019

Over 50 academics & experts sign open letter to Italian govt. institutions on issue of business & human rights

Author: Proponents and Scientific Co-Directors of the "Business and Human Rights" Summer School & other signatories

With this Open Letter, we wish to express our appreciation as to the inclusion by the Italian Government in its work programme of the objective of achieving a "Green New Deal" (Para 7) aimed at rethinking the relationship between economic development,...

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12 November 2019

Report assesses human rights performance of 22 largest Irish companies based on CHRB Core Indicators

On November 8th, the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) at the Trinity Business School launched a report assessing the human rights performance of the 22 largest companies in Ireland based on the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) methodology....

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12 November 2019
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Author: El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Demandas de empresas contra personas defensoras de derechos humanos, pueblos indígenas, afro-descendientes y defensores/as ambientales. Desafíos para el litigio y medidas de protección y auto-protección", 26 al 28 septiembre de 2019, Ciudad de México...

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12 November 2019

Summary of the II Latin American Regional Workshop on Business and Human Rights

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

"Company lawsuits against human rights defenders, afro-descendant and indigenous communities and environmental defenders. Litigation challenges and protection and self protection measures", 26-28th September 2019...

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8 November 2019
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Author: ORPIO en Derechos, Ambiente y Recursos, DAR (Perú)

“La participación indígena en la elaboración del Plan Nacional de Acción sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos” – noviembre de 2019...

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8 November 2019

Revised draft of proposed binding treaty faces criticism for broad statements on contractual relationship & extraterritorial jurisdiction

Author: Lavanga V. Wijekoon, Michael G. Congiu & Stefan J. Marculewicz, Littler

"United Nations Takes Another Step in Developing a Treaty on Business and Human Rights" 5 Nov 2019...

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8 November 2019

Study analyses human rights performance of 50 largest Finnish companies using CHRB Core Indicators

Author: 3bility Consulting, FIANT Consulting Oy

November 2019...

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6 November 2019

China should take action against human rights abuses for Belt and Road projects, analyst says

Author: William Nee, Amnesty International

“Time for China to take action against human rights abuses on its Belt and Road projects”, 3 November 2019...

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31 October 2019

Thailand: Govt. adopts National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

Author: Rights and Liberties Protection Department (Thailand)

"Thailand has adopted the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights as 'the first country in Asia'", 30 Oct 2019...

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