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Remarks on the Launch of President Bush's Initiative Against Illegal Logging - Secretary Colin L. Powell
Author: U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell
To be effective, these programs will take time, and they will require true partnerships -- partnerships such as the one that USAID has struck in Peru with the World Wildlife Fund and Home Depot, Anderson Windows, and others to implement a new forest...
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IUF Coca-Cola Affiliates Reject Call for an "international consumer boycott" of Coca-Cola beginning July 22, 2003
Author: IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations
The IUF Global Coca-Cola Meeting (New York City, March 3-4, 2003) bringing together 27 representative organizations from 23 countries throughout Coca-Cola’s global operations, strongly condemns the call (dated 3 March 2003) for a global company boycott...
Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres
Six pays en particulier ont été mis en cause par la Commission de l’application des normes de la Conférence concernant des violations graves et continues des droits syndicaux au titre de la procédure du «paragraphe spécial.» Les pays concernés sont le...
Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres
Seis países fueron individualizados y criticados enérgicamente por sus graves y continuas violaciones de los derechos sindicales...Belarús, Birmania, Camerún, Libia, Mauritania y Zimbabwe...La Conferencia instó asimismo a los gobiernos de Cuba,...
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Six countries were singled out for strong criticism for serious and continuing violations of trade union rights...Belarus, Burma, Cameroon, Libya, Mauritania and Zimbabwe...The Conference also called on the governments of Cuba, Guatemala and Venezuela...
Dying for your dinner - Western demand for shrimp promotes human rights abuses in the developing world
Author: Environmental Justice Foundation
Poor communities of developing nations are suffering a range of human rights abuses, including land seizure, sexual abuse, rape, child labour, forced labour and murder, because of Western demand for farmed shrimp according to a new report released...
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full report: "Fair Labor Association First Public Report: Towards Improving Workers' Lives - August 1, 2001-July 31, 2002"
Author: Fair Labor Association
[report refers to Adidas, Levi Strauss, Nike, Reebok, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Phillips-Van Heusen][this link connects to Fair Labor Association's "Public Reporting" webpage; click the red "GO TO PUBLIC REPORTING" link on that page, then on the next...
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