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11 July 2019

Business and Human Rights National Baseline Assessment (in Ukrainian)

Author: Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University & Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

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11 July 2019
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Author: 人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组

这份报告有其余五个联合国语言的版本。 人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组在依照人权理事会第 17/4 号和 第 35/7 号决议提交的这份报告中,突出强调了商业活动对妇女和女童不成比例 的差异化影响,拟订了「《工商企业与人权指导原则》性别平等框架」,并针对 31 项指导原则的每一项提出了具体的性别问题指导。无论国家还是工商企业, 在执行《指导原则》时都应考虑本报告及其附件所载的“性别平等框架和性别问 题指导”。

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4 July 2019

Tanzania: RAID report claims Acacia's grievance mechanism "disempowers victims"; includes company's response & RAID's rejoinder

In a recent letter to Acacia's Board, RAID claims that rather than providing relief and compensation, the company's grievance process disempowers victims and subjects them to a humiliating process. It permits the company to act as investigator, judge...

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3 July 2019

Commentary: Modern Slavery Laws in Australia: Steps in the Right Direction?

Author: Amy Sinclair & Justine Nolan, Business and Human Rights Journal

Governments are increasingly introducing legislative measures imposing reporting requirements on corporations to address a range of human rights abuses including modern slavery. A new federal Modern Slavery Act (Federal Act) took effect in Australia…....

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3 July 2019

South Korea: Samsung conducts first human rights inspection at manufacturing plants in Vietnam

Author: Kim Da-sol, Korea Herald

“Samsung conducts first human rights impact inspection at Vietnamese plants”, 30 June 2019...

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1 July 2019

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board publishes its third report

Author: FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board

May 2019...

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28 June 2019

Commentary: Ecosystem approach to remedy can help financial institutions take meaningful action

Author: David Kovick, Shift

"Rethinking Remedy and Responsibility in the Financial Sector: How using an ecosystem approach can push the remedy conversation out of deadlock and into meaningful action", May 2019...

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27 June 2019
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Author: Groupe de travail sur la question des droits de l’homme etdes sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises

« Prise en compte des questions de genre dans les Principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l'homme »,23 mai 2019...

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26 June 2019

Paper outlines human rights based approaches to gender-responsive due diligence for business actors

Author: Dr Joanna Bourke Martignoni & Dr Elizabeth Umlas, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

"Gender-responsive Due Digilence for Business Actors: Human Rights-based Approaches", December 2018...

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25 June 2019

Human Rights Defender Profile: Emmanuel Peni, Project Sepik

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