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China continues to expand portfolio of green finance and clean energy projects in MENA, according to research
Author: Ossman Elnaggar, The Diplomat
“China’s Growing “Green” Engagement in MENA”, 19 Sep 2019...
Report examines changes in Twitter since Arab Spring & how it became govt. tool to silence human rights defenders
Author: Yarno Ritzen, Al Jazeera
'It exists to demobilise opposition': How Twitter fails Arabs", 16 Jul 2019...
Closing the skills gap by training women in leadership and developing women’s business skills will facilitate the creation of start-up businesses and generate thousands of jobs that will transform the economy of the region....
The B Team releases research that shows limits on civic freedoms are linked to negative economic outcomes
Author: The B Team (USA)
"The business case for protecting civic rights", 15 Oct 2018...
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Norwegian wealth fund to exclude co's over recruitment practices that violate workers' rights in the Middle East
Author: Camilla Knudsen, Reuters
"Norway's wealth fund may blacklist firms over recruitment practices", 9 Jan 2018...
Strategic litigation on forced labour could lead the way for structural change in global supply chains, says NGO
Author: Linde Bryk & Claudia Müller-Hoff, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), on Oxford Human Rights Hub (UK)
“Of Slaves and Slave Masters: Strategic Litigation to Address Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains”, 6 Sep 2017...
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