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29 June 2017

KiK signs "Accord on Building and Fire Safety"; new agreement to focus on strengthening labour rights & transparency in the textile chain

Author: KiK

The textil discount KiK has signed the new edition of the "Accord" fire protection and building agreement in Bangladesh. The Westphalian company is therefore one of the first signatories to the new agreement, which will enter into force on 31 May 2018...

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26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

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20 June 2017

Microsoft programmes support efforts for refugee integration across Western Europe

Author: Michel Van de Bel, Microsoft EMEA

"World Refugee Day: many small things make a big difference", 20 Jun 2017...

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8 June 2017

AIIB must do more to meet its environmental & social commitments

Author: Elizabeth Summers, Bank Information Center

Shortly after commencing operations in January 2016, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) adopted environmental and social standards that committed to investing in sustainable infrastructure projects, including a pledge to support the human...

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2 June 2017
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« La France interdit un pesticide… Mais l'exporte vers des pays en développement », 29 mai 2017...

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12 May 2017

Pakistan: 10 labourers shot dead near China 'Belt and Road' project

Author: Reuters

Ten labourers were gunned down in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday while working on link roads to connect outlying towns to the country's $57-billion Chinese "Belt and Road" initiative, security officials confirmed. The attack on the Pakistani...

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20 April 2017

Pakistan: Bank Information Center publishes report on social & environmental impacts of AIIB-funded Tarbela 5 hydropower extension

Author: Bank Information Center

"The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Tarbela 5 hydropower extension project, Pakistan", Apr 2017...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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24 March 2017

Human Rights Council renews mandate of Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders; affirms defenders must be protected by state & non-state actors

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights

"HRC34 | Council unites to stand with human rights defenders", 23 Mar 2017...

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10 March 2017
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Author: Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, en Miami Herald (USA)

"Reduciendo el riesgo de la infraestructura para las personas", 5 Mar 2017...

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