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Article
12 March 2019

Interview: Shift's Rachel Davis emphasises that voluntary measures are only one part of a "smart mix"

Author: Shift

"Beyond Voluntary: What it Means for States to Play an Active Role in Fostering Business Respect for Human Rights", February 2019...

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Article
26 February 2019

Kenya: Open of Business says inclusion can fuel tech & start-up communities

Author: Open For Business

"How inclusion can fuel Kenya’s tech and start-up communities"...

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Article
11 February 2019

Hakeem al-Araibi on flight to Australia after release in Thailand

Author: Helen Davidson, The Guardian (UK)

The refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has boarded a flight to Australiaafter Thai authorities withdrew an extradition case against him. Thai authorities said the Bahraini government had decided to end its pursuit of Al-Araibi, who fled...

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Article
4 February 2019

Hakeem al-Araibi faces further 60 days in Thai jail after extradition hearing

Author: Helen Davidson, The Guardian (UK)

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has been given 60 days to prepare a defence against Bahrain’s attempt to extradite him from Thailand...Al-Araibi arrived at Bangkok’s Ratchadaphisek criminal court on Monday morning shackled and barefoot with more...

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Article
1 February 2019

Recruitment for East Asia Research Assistant (based in Hong Kong) (Deadline extended: 24-Feb)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, an international organization tracking the social & environmental impacts of over 8000 companies worldwide, is seeking a highly-motivated person to be a fixed-term part-time Research Assistant for East...

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Article
1 February 2019

Hakeem al-Araibi: extradition proceedings against refugee begin amid Australian protests

Author: Helen Davidson, The Guardian (UK)

The extradition hearing for Hakeem al-Araibi has been forwarded to the Thai courts as advocates call for Fifa and the International Olympic Committee to threaten sanctions against Thailand and Bahrain, including suspending their memberships, over the...

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29 January 2019

FIFA holds meeting on situation of player Al Araibi and calls for urgent solution

Author: FIFA

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura welcomed yesterday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich the former Australian international Craig Foster and Mr Brendan Schwab from the World Players Association, who had requested an urgent meeting to discuss the...

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Event
21 January 2019

"Sustainable Corporate Governance" Conference

24 January | Brussels

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Event
8 January 2019

First Latin American Conference On Human Rights & Business - Call for Papers

The First Latin American Conference on Human Rights and Business, seeks to become a forum for regional reflection on the great challenges faced by States, business enterprises and victims to ensure an adequate protection, respect and guarantee of human rights in the face of business activities, as well as to foster a deeper dialogue on potential ways to achieve a responsible business conduct that is respectful of human rights in the twenty-first century.

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Article
17 December 2018

Commentary: Governments need to enact policies that foster gender equality to help mitigate high risk of automation for women

Author: Era Dabla-Norris & Kalpana Kochhar, IMF Blog

"Women, technology, and the future of work," 16 Nov 2018...

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