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3 July 2015
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Author: Maina Kiai, Relator de la ONU sobre derecho a la libertad de reunión pacífica y asociación

“Informe del Relator Especial sobre los derechos a la libertad de reunión pacífica y de asociación, Maina Kiai”...

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22 June 2015
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Author: Comité Minero Energético, CME

Participación del CME en el Plan Nacional de Acción de Empresas y Derechos Humanos”...

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13 April 2015

NYU Stern Ctr. for Business & Human Rights says IBA draft guidelines for lawyers needs more "attention to substantive industry standards"

Author: Michael Posner & Sarah Labowitz, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights (USA)

Letter to Intl. Bar Association, 25 March 2015...

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7 April 2015

Kenya: Briefing paper recommends comprehensive risk assessments to address security-related human rights challenges in extractives sector

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24 March 2015

RAID calls on govts. to rectify "serious problems" in UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights & Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) released a briefing in March 2015 called "Principles without justice: The corporate takeover of human rights".  The briefing is the executive summary of a larger forthcoming report.  It alleges that...

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18 March 2015

Annual Plenary on Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights (17-18 Mar)

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Article
5 March 2015

New code of conduct aimed at better protecting freelance journalists could be improved, says Christine Bader

Author: Christine Bader, on Guardian (UK)

"Lives on the line: how to help protect freelancers in dangerous places", 26 Feb 2015...

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12 February 2015

Tanzania: NGOs say Acacia Mining's grievance mechanism blocks victims of ongoing mine violence from justice; company responds mechanism meets UNGPs criteria

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9 February 2015

Kenya: Report says access to information necessary to ease tensions in extractive sector revenue management

Author: Institute for Human Rights & Business

"Sharing Stories, Developing a Joint Narrative: Report of a Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Security and Human Rights in Kenya's Extractive Sector"...

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6 February 2015

NGO report examines the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

'Business unusual: Mining in the aftermath of Marikana - the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector', Feb 2015: Mining is central to the economies of southern Africa…But there is so much more that this wealth-generating industry...

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