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Author: Balkan Insight
Macedonia’s biggest trade union…is preparing a general strike following changes to the labour law that they argue have drastically cut workers' rights…Pece Grujovski from the union’s leadership [said]…that the changes give greater freedom to the...
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Author: Human Rights Watch, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) at New York University School of Law
[refers to DynCorp, AngloGold Ashanti, Enron, Wal-Mart, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! (part of e-Bay), Skype]
[PDF] full report: "The state of responsible competitiveness 2007 - Making sustainable development count in global markets"
[Index groups 180 countries into 4 clusters for their "Responsible Competitiveness": "starters"; "compliers"; "asserters"; "innovators" (see pg. 27 for chart).]
Author: United Nations
The United Nations, which has consistently pushed for a code of corporate social responsibility in private sector companies, ranging from responsible globalization to promoting human rights and fighting corruption, has launched an initiative to embed...
Author: U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
[PDF] SALW [Small Arms and Light Weapons] and Private Security Companies in South Eastern Europe: A Cause or Effect of Insecurity?
Author: Michael Page (International Alert), Simon Rynn, Zack Taylor and David Wood (Saferworld)
This report surveys the development, conduct and regulation of the private security industry in the eight countries currently party to the European Union’s Stability Pact for South East Europe…Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the...
Author: UN News Centre
Governments attending an international conference in Romania have adopted an historic strategy to reduce the environmental risks of mining in Eastern Europe, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported...Over a third of the more than 150...