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EU Fundamental Rights Agency finds civil society in all member states is facing increasing challenges
Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (EU)
"Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU", 19 Jan 2018...
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Global “race to the bottom” by companies avoiding taxes results in harm to public, says new Oxfam policy paper
Author: Juliet Perry, CNN
…According to the U.S. State Department the report is “the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts.” It rates 190 nations—up from last year’s 188… on how effectively governments are tackling the human...
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Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights
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Author: Nisha Varia, Human Rights Watch, on Womens News Network
European countries have taken a leadership role in setting up regional mechanisms to protect human rights. So it is a puzzle why some European countries are reticent to take a strong stand on improving global standards to prevent forced labour and...
Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) & Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)
[M]any governments struggle to ensure that their duty to protect human rights translates into effective measures to ensure that businesses respect the rights of individuals, communities, and societies in practice…This duty extends to all organs of the...
[DOC] Opening presentation of Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility
Author: Richard Howitt MEP
[This] session...enabl[es] us to discuss partnership between governments and business in promoting CSR...The fact [national] strategies [on CSR & the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights] are produced, very often in conjunction...