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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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8 June 2011
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Author: Confédération syndicale internationale

Germes du printemps arabe dans la répression contre les travailleurs/euses et le non-respect des droits économiques...La Colombie et les Amériques conservent la position dominante dans le sombre bilan en matière d’assassinats et de répression des...

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10 February 2011

Hundreds to protest against ArcelorMittal in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

Hundreds of people are expected to attend a protest against illegal levels of air pollution from the local ArcelorMittal steel mill...The action...is supported by...NGOs Dosta! and Zenica Eko-Forum. The protest follows a similar one...[a]ttended by...

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1 January 2011

[PDF] An agenda for prevention: Trafficking for labour exploitation

Author: Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Organisation for Security & Cooperation in Europe

[W]e asked three of the most experienced experts in different areas of anti-trafficking policy – Roger Plant, Mike Dottridge and Isabella Orfano - to help us identify a conceptual framework and concrete measures to develop an agenda for prevention.....

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1 January 2011

[PDF] UN Use of Private Military and Security Companies: Practices and Policies

Author: Åse Gilje Østensen, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

[M]ost analysts and commentators acknowledge that several members of the UN family contract PMSCs on a more or less regular basis. Similarly, the practice of UN humanitarian organisations buying services from PMSCs is also well known among observers.....

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12 November 2010
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Author: Romain Mielcarek, Actu Défense [France]

[L]’industrie de la sécurité privée s’est dotée d’un code de bonne conduite. Signé…par une soixantaine de compagnies, il devrait permettre d’améliorer les pratiques des sociétés militaires privées (SMP). Les professionnels ont très largement participé...

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11 November 2010

One killed, two injured in Bosnia bauxite mine accident

Author: Sabina Arslanagic, BalkanInsight

One miner was killed and two others injured in an accident at a bauxite mine...in the central town of Jajce...[T]he cause of the accident was still being investigated, but...a cave-in or an explosion was suspected. The two injured miners were sent home...

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1 November 2010
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Author: Maria Prandi y Josep M. Lozano (Eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau (UAB)/ Instituto de Innovación Social (ESADE)

Este libro...cierra una trilogía que busca identificar, evaluar y promover el papel de la empresa respecto a los tres pilares fundacionales de Naciones Unidas: los derechos humanos, el desarrollo y la construcción de paz...Esta reflexión tiene que ver....

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1 October 2010

[PDF] Private Sector Development in Conflict-Affected Environments - Key Resources for Practitioners

Author: Lisa Curtis, Peter Davis, Canan Gündüz, Andrew Ockenden, Thomas Pedrick, Tony Vaux, Joost Van Der Zwan - The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development

...The aim of this publication is to help PSD [Private Sector Development] practitioners to make better and timelier interventions in conflict affected environments (CAEs)...a peaceful society is one where there is sustained, durable stability and...

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1 June 2010

[PDF] Doing business while advancing peace and development

Author: United Nations Global Compact

Conflict affects a society at all levels…business has an interest in promoting peace and development, two main objectives of the United Nations…what is the scope of the private sector’s contribution in conflict prevention, post-conflict reconstruction...

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