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8 October 2012

[PDF] After the BTC pipeline and EITI validation: Where are prosperity and transparency in Azerbaijan?

Author: Crude Accountability

...Crude Accountability met with civil society activists, corporate representatives, and state agencies in Baku, Azerbaijan to discuss social and environmental practices related to the petroleum industry. These conversations helped clarify questions...

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15 October 2012

Azerbaijan: Baku mulls “green tax” on corporate polluters

Author: Shahin Abbasov, Eurasianet.org

Azerbaijani officials appear to buy into the idea that taxation policy can be an effective way of managing the environment...Problems range from pollution of the Caspian-Sea’s coastline to large-scale deforestation and inadequate wastewater treatment...

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17 July 2013

SOCAR denied accusation on sexual harassment and sex discrimination of woman employees [Azerbaijan]

Author: ABC.AZ

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) found itself in middle of sexual-productive “scandal”. SOCAR informs that according to results of impartial research other that the only one complaint during several years on sexual harassment no...

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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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7 December 2015
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Author: Цензор.НЕТ (Украина)

В Азербайджане объявлен день траура по погибшим в результате аварии и пожара на морской платформе на месторождении "Гюнешли" в Каспийском море...Продолжаются поиски 29 нефтяников, которые числятся пропавшими, найдены тела двух человек, говорится в...

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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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4 March 2016
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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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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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