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7 January 2013

[video] Increases in child labour over past four years a worrying trend, says ILO

Author: Euronews

Euronews reports on efforts to tackle child labour in Benin and India. Recent increases in child labour in Africa are a major concern, and despite progress in addressing child labour in South Asia, it remains the area with the greatest concentration of...

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26 December 2012

Government of France says Accor violated international guidelines on responsible business conduct

Author: Intl. Union of Food workers

Following two years of investigation into a complaint brought by the IUF on behalf of affiliates in Canada and Bénin, the French government's National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises has determined that Accor...

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31 October 2012
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Author: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) et la Commission Syndicale Consultative (TUAC)

...les délégués ont respectivement écouté la communication du docteur Michel ADDO sur les principes directeurs des Nations Unies, de madame Kristine Drew sur les principes directeurs de l’Organisation et de Coopération de Développement Economique (OCDE...

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8 October 2012

US: Clothing, cotton in child and forced labour list

Author: Petah Marian, just-style

Cotton, footwear, leather, clothing and textiles have been included in the latest list released by the US Bureau of International Labour Affairs (ILAB) of goods produced in countries that are suspected of using child or forced labour...

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6 October 2012
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Author: Agence Ecofin [Suisse]

Dans tous les domaines - santé, éducation, environnement, soutien à l’entrepreneuriat -, les opérateurs de téléphonie s’impliquent dans des actions au profit des plus démunis. Orange, MTN, Bouygues Télécoms, Vodafone…tous agissent en ce sens. En...

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2 August 2012

Empowering communities with technology tools to protect children

Author: New Tactics in Human Rights

[A]n online dialogue on Empowering communities with technology tools to protect children [is open]...[M]illions of children around the world suffer from threats at home, at school, in their communities, in institutions, while working, or when they are...

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3 March 2012

Etisalat crowned with three top awards at Mobile World Congress

Author: Khaleej Times [United Arab Emirates]

Etisalat, a leading telecommunications company with operations in 17 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has won three of the sector’s most prestigious international awards at Mobile World Congress...Etisalat received two GSMA Global...

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24 February 2012
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Author: Groupe AXA

AXA poursuit son engagement auprès de l’ONG CARE dans le domaine de l’éducation aux risques, en aidant les populations vulnérables du Bénin. Le projet piloté par CARE a deux objectifs : - prévenir les risques de maladies hydriques et réduire la...

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23 February 2012
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Author: Agence française de développement

Cette étude a été réalisée dans le cadre du projet Afrique 2050...[e]ngagé en 2009 conjointement par la BAD [Banque Africaine de Développement] et l’AFD [Agence Française de Développement]...Transition démographique tardive, pression croissante sur les...

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14 February 2012
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Author: Marcel Zoumènou, La Nouvelle Tribune

Un danger plane sur la souveraineté alimentaire de l’Afrique, il s’agit de l’accaparement des terres cultivables par les multinationales. Selon une étude, plus de 70% des terres cultivables du continent sont dans les mains de ces sociétés. Pour...

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