TeliaSonera

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden

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3 March 2014

RightsCon conference on human rights in information & communications tech sectors - 2014

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

RightsCon, a conference organised by the NGO Access, is being held 3-5 March 2014 in San Francisco, USA...Access "took submissions under the following...themes: Measuring and preventing risk in the ICT sector; Tech solutions for human rights...

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10 December 2013

[PDF] Businesses across the Middle East must put human rights above the bottom line - New report lifts the lid on the business practices of dozens of companies operating across the Middle East

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Arabic and French versions below] Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released today in Arabic, English and French by the...

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24 October 2013

SOMO calls for European Commission to adopt legally binding rules on conflict minerals based on an analysis of European companies' current due diligence efforts

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24 October 2013

[PDF] Conflict Due Diligence by European Companies

Author: SOMO

The major conclusions of this paper include: Only a small percentage of EU-listed companies are directly affected by Dodd Frank 1502 and are therefore required to publicly disclose their use of conflict minerals. The large majority of companies that...

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12 March 2013

Key Telecommunications Players Collaborate with the Global Network Initiative on Freedom of Expression and Privacy Rights

Author: Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce a two-year collaboration with a group of eight global companies that belong to the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue on Freedom of Expression and Privacy. By working together, GNI and the...

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1 February 2013

TeliaSonera boss quits over Uzbekistan allegations

Author: Associated Press

The chief executive of TeliaSonera resigned Friday after an independent review...found it had failed to conduct a proper background check on a partner Uzbek firm [Takilant] believed to be connected with the family of the country's autocratic ruler.....

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28 January 2013

Telcos called to account for inaction on anniversary of Egypt blackout

Author: Jeff Landale, Access

Yesterday marked the two-year anniversary of the internet and mobile network blackout designed to undermine the anti-government protests in Egypt. This event catapulted the issue of telecoms and human rights onto the international stage. To mark this...

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14 August 2012

TeliaSonera subsidiary accused of censorship in Tadzhikistan

Author: Yle [Finland]

According to the Tadzhikistani activist Nuriddin Karsiboyev, Tcell helped the government censor the movement of information in the country...Eko Karsiboyev—who heads the Independent media organisation—said that Tcell shut down news portals at the...

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17 July 2012

TeliaSonera partners with the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) for support and review of its corporate human rights work

Author: TeliaSonera

TeliaSonera has engaged the Danish Institute for Human Rights to support and review its human rights impact assessment. DIHR will develop a tool tailored to TeliaSonera and its human rights risk profile. It will include freedom of expression and...

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14 June 2012

Governments & companies can collaborate to protect freedom of expression & privacy online, says report commissioned by Global Network Initiative

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