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11 December 2018

HRAS publishes new legal research paper on maritime business & human rights

Author: Alejandro Guzmán Woodroffe, Human Rights at Sea

HRAS publishes new legal research paper on Business and Human Rights, 6 December 2018...

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10 December 2018

Briefing note discusses impact of agricultural investments under intl. law on local groups' land & resource rights

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30 November 2018

Thailand set to ratify ILO Work in Fishing Convention

Author: Penchan Charoensuthipan, Bangkok Post

"Thailand first in Asia to ratify fishing pact", 30 November 2018...

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27 November 2018

Ireland: Court told migrant fisherman worked in conditions like modern slavery

Author: Ann O'Loughlin, Irish Examiner

Court told migrant fisherman worked for €2.83 an hour in conditions like 'modern slavery', 22 Nov 2018...

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22 November 2018

Agreement on minimum wage for seafarers announced

Author: American Journal of Transportation (AJOT)

The social partners, namely the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), convened in Geneva at the Joint Maritime Commission (JMC) subcommittee on seafarers wages to review the International...

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19 November 2018

USA: Crab fishers seek compensation for loss of livelihoods allegedly caused by climate change in lawsuit against 30 fossil fuel cos.

Author: David Hasemyer, Inside Climate News

"Crab Fishers Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Climate Change Damage", 14 Nov 2018...

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12 November 2018

Seychelles issues world's first blue bond to fund fisheries projects

Author: Kanis Dursin, IPS

The Republic of Seychelles... has issued a 10-year blue bond to finance fisheries projects, making it the world’s first country to utilise capital markets for funding the sustainable use of marine resources... [S]ales [of the bond] have so far raised...

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19 October 2018
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Author: Michelle Calazans, Conselho Indigenista Missionário (CIMI), Brazil

 “Após denúncias apresentadas pelo Cimi, representante do Brasil afirma não existir relação direta entre empresas que financiam campanhas políticas e ataques aos povos indígenas e suas terras tradicionais.”, 19 de outubro de 2018...

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17 October 2018

New United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement hailed for taking steps forward on indigenous rights

Author: Jorge Barrera, CBC News (Canada)

"New trade agreement a 'step up' from NAFTA on Indigenous rights", 1 Oct 2018...

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5 October 2018
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Author: AFP

« En Thaïlande, la précarité des travailleurs birmans face à des agents peu scrupuleux », 4 octobre 2017...

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