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5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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11 May 2016

Specific Instance between Intl. Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco & Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts for conduct in Maldives & Ethiopia

Author: U.S. National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The USNCP offered mediation to the parties...[which] resulted in an agreement... [The parties] authorized public dissemination of the following joint statement:...

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9 September 2015

Climate change impacts on food security & access to water could spur migration, says Kenyan scholar

Author: Duke Mwancha, AllAfrica

“Kenya: Climate Change - Migration for Asylum is a Human Right”, 7 Sept 2015...

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4 June 2015

Maldives: Tourism workers urge govt. to implement ILO Conventions

Author: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco & Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)

"Maldives resort workers press government to legislate rights, standards in tourism", 2 Jun 2015...

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3 November 2013

Maldives police buy weapons shipment from UK-owned firm

Author: Severin Carrell, Guardian (UK)

Human rights campaigners are warning of further political repression in the Maldives after a British-owned firm sold a large shipment of teargas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to its police force. The shipment...was sold by a foreign subsidiary of...

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20 September 2013

Facebook, others seeks internet data

Author: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

The Global Network Initiative, which includes Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Microsoft, has asked [21] countries to "report on the requests they make for electronic communications surveillance and to make it legally possible for companies to report...

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30 May 2013

Council holds Panel discussion on the Role of the United Nations in Advancing the Business and Human Rights Agenda

Author: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Human Rights Council...held a panel discussion on the role of the United Nations system in advancing the business and human rights agenda through embedding the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the post-2015 framework and related...

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30 September 2011

India, Bangladesh & the Philippines lead the world in number of products made by child labourers according to US Dept. of Labor report

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30 September 2011

[PDF] U.S. Department of Labor's 2010 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Author: US Dept. of Labor

This report contains information on the worst forms of child labor and efforts to eliminate this exploitation in 125 independent countries and a summary report on 19 nonindependent countries and territories...The report focuses exclusively on the...

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14 June 2011

[PDF] United Nations Global Compact Local Network Report 2011

Author: UN Global Compact

As a global initiative with local signatories, Local Networks have positioned themselves as countrywide platforms that are locally owned and driven by business, yet oriented to the needs of a wide range of stakeholders. Grounded in the cultures and...

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