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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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17 January 2005

[PDF] Internationally Recognised Core Labour Standards in Jamaica: Report for the WTO General Council Review of the trade policies of Jamaica

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, ICFTU

Jamaica has ratified all eight core ILO labour Conventions. In view of restrictions in law and practice on freedom of association and collective bargaining, discrimination, and child labour, further measures are needed...

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1 November 2004

Oxfam report urges reform of EU's sugar trade rules to foster development in poor countries

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1 November 2004

[PDF] full report: "A Sweeter Future? The potential for EU sugar reform to contribute to poverty reduction in southern Africa"

Author: Oxfam GB

Some countries in southern Africa, among the poorest in the world, have long-term potential to build sugar industries that contribute to poverty reduction. Their ability to fulfil this potential depends critically on the outcome of EU sugar reforms.....

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1 November 2004
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Author: Oxfam GB

África del sur, en la que se encuentran algunos de los países más pobres del mundo, tiene un enorme potencial para desarrollar industrias azucareras que le permitan combatir la pobreza a largo plazo. Su capacidad para desarrollar este potencial depende...

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11 August 2004
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13 May 2004

Amnesty Intl. report says EU arms exports are threatening global security

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13 May 2004

full report: "Undermining Global Security: the European Union's arms exports"

Author: Amnesty International

[refers to ADI Limited, Aerospatiale Matra (part of EADS), Arsenal, Beijing Heavy Duty Truck, Beretta, Boeing, Brenco International, Brocock, Carigroup, Celerg, Central African Airlines, Cenzin, Ceska Zbrojovka, Cuno Melcher (part of ME Sportwaffen),...

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7 December 2003

World Information Summit faces huge challenges to bridge digital divide

Author: Claude Robinson, Jamaica Observer

One of the main concerns of the critics is that the agenda that has emerged is concerned mainly with telecommunication and Internet related issues, viewed from a technical perspective and a narrowly construed development agenda. Broader communication...

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7 December 2003

World Information Summit: North-South divisions over human rights averted as draft declaration agreed

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