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Statement by governments urging companies to compensate Rana Plaza victims

Author: Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, The Netherlands, Arnaud Montebourg, Minister for the Economy, Industrial Renewal and Digital Affairs, France, Mogens Jensen, Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation, Denmark, Dr. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, Alan Duncan, Minister of State for International Development, United Kingdom, Federica Guidi, Minister for Economic Development, Italy, Jaime García-Legaz, Secretary of State for Trade, Spain, Published on: 6 July 2014

“Final statement on compensation Rana Plaza victims” 26 June 2014

…7 governments agreed to the statement on compensation for Rana Plaza: France, Italy, Denmark, UK, Spain, Germany and The Netherlands….Governments strongly recommend International Companies contribute to Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund…Acknowledging the major efforts of the international community, sourcing brands and retailers, the ILO, the EU,  the governments, the employers and many local stakeholders in Bangladesh for providing assistance to the victims…also urge the Government of Bangladesh and the BGMEA to increase their contribution and ensure their public accountability. 

 

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