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4 July 2019

Uncalculated Risks: Business role in projects related to attacks on defenders

Author: Defenders in Development Campaign

The new Uncalculated Risks report emphasises that Development Finance Institutions - DFIs - have an obligation to respect human rights and to ensure that their investments are not putting defenders at risk. It makes the point that DFIs should utilize...

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23 February 2017

Report: European Investment Bank allegedly fails to safeguard vulnerable groups, including refugees, in projects outside EU

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network & Counter Balance

"Here be dragons: How the EU bank's development finance overlooks people at risk", 18 November 2016...

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14 February 2017

Azerbaijan: Oil workers’ rights abuses include discrimination, lack of union rights, health & safety violations, says NGO report; includes firms comments

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14 February 2017

Report for 2016 on Evaluation of the implementation of legislation on labor, economic, social and civil rights in Azerbaijan’s oil sector

Author: Oil-Workers’ Rights Protection Organization (OWRPO)

[Unofficial translation of report extract:] This report was developed by experts of Oil-Worker’s Rights Protection Organization Public Union (OWRPO PU) on the basis of applications and complaints of employees working in oil sector of the country.....

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14 February 2017

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23 August 2016

The amendment to paragraph 4 of the Order-Decision dated April 22, 2009 N 57 / 06-19 of SOCAR and the Azerbaijan Oil and Gas Industry Workers Trade Union Committee is contrary to the Constitution, Labor Code and other legal rights

Author: Oil-Workers’ Rights Protection Organization (OWRPO)

Employee who formerly worked in SOCAR but then dismissed...considered that their rights have been violated by SOCAR Human Resources Department (HRD) and applied to our organization for legal assistance. Thus when vacancies were announced by the...

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4 March 2016
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24 February 2016

Azerbaijan: Workplace health & safety abuses by SOCAR contributed to high number of casualties following Guneshli oil field accident, says NGO report; includes firm's comments

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7 December 2015

Azerbaijan: 2 killed, 29 missing after SOCAR oil rig fire

Author: RT

"2 dead, 29 missing as Azeri oil rig fire in Caspian Sea prompts evacuation (VIDEO)", 5 December 2015...

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7 December 2015
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Author: Газета.Ру

Президент Азербайджана Ильхам Алиев в связи с пожаром на платформе «Гюнешли» в Каспийском море создал госкомиссию для ускорения спасательных работ, расследования причин и устранения последствий возгорания, передает ТАСС...Генпрокуратура Азербайджана...

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