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Fundamental Rights Agency finds that civil society in EU is facing increasing challenges & explores role of business
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report from January 2018 looked into the different types and patterns of challenges that civil society organizations working on human rights face in the European Union. In September 2018, FRA...
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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Author: Slovenia Times
Slovenia's Human Rights Ombudsman Vlasta Nussdorfer has warned against making the current economic turmoil an excuse for denial of human rights...She says that special attention must be devoted to the most vulnerable groups of population such as...
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...