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20 October 2017
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Author: Mathilde Dupré, Institut Veblen, dans Alternatives Economiques

«Entreprises et droits humains : la France soutiendra-t-elle l'élaboration d'un traité à l'ONU ?», 17 octobre 2017...

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19 October 2017
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Author: Juliette Müller, Gauchebdo (Suisse)

La campagne pour mettre fin à l’impunité des sociétés transnationales (STN), qui regroupe près de 200 organisations de la société civile, appelle à la mobilisation du 23 au 27 octobre à Genève…Le but: peser sur les débats du Groupe de Travail...

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19 October 2017
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Author: openPR

"Menschenrechte sind Grundbaustein für eine erfolgreiche Entwicklung", 12 Oktober 2017...

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19 October 2017

Proposed biz human rights treaty should include States’ obligation to facilitate victims’ access to justice

See also FIDH reflections on a UN binding intrument on business & human rights here.

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16 October 2017

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre delivers keynote at launch of Univ. of New South Wales Law Journal issue on “Business and Human Rights: The Limits of the Law”

Author: Amy Sinclair, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Ms Amy Sinclair - Keynote - UNSW Law Journal Launch of Issue 40(3)", 26 Sep 2017...

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16 October 2017
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Author: Die Bundesregierung

Die Bundesregierung legt nun diese Leitlinien vor, mit denen sie den Zusammenhang von Frieden, Sicherheit und Entwicklung weiter ausführt... Sie ergänzten das vielfältige zivilgesellschaftliche Engagement für den Frieden und bildeten die Grundlage...

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16 October 2017

OPT: HRW calls on Israeli banks to comply with human rights responsibilities, cease activities in settlements

A 2017 Human Rights Watch (HRW) report refutes claims by Israeli banks that they are required to provide financial services to settlements in the occupied West Bank under Israeli law.  HRW analysed Israeli law and international humanitarian and human...

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13 October 2017

Indonesia: Adidas & Mizuno failed to address labour rights abuses in supplier factory, says Clean Clothes Campaign

On 29th September, Clean Clothes Campaign issued a statement calling on sports' brands adidas and Mizuno to pay severance to former workers of the Panarub Dwikarya Benoa (PDK) factory in Indonesia who went on strike in 2012 to protest poor working...

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12 October 2017

Paper examines states' obligations to regulate corporate activities under the European Convention on Human Rights

Author: Daniel Augenstein and Lukasz Dziedzic, European University Institute

This study examines state obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. It discusses the evolving jurisprudence of the European...

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11 October 2017
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Eine neue von Oxfam veröffentlichte Studie berichtet über die Zustände für Landarbeiterinnen auf südafrikanischen Traubenplantagen. Die Studie beleuchtet auch den Preisdruck deutscher Supermarktketten wie Edeka, Rewe, Aldi und Lidl auf die...

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