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16 October 2015

Proposed EU-US trade deal threatens UN Sustainable Development Goals, says Trade Justice Movement

“TTIPing Away the Ladder: How the EU-US trade deal could undermine the Sustainable Development Goals”, 1 Sep 2015...

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31 August 2015
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Author: Juan Hernández Zubizarreta, Erika González y Pedro Ramiro, Hegoa (España)

"Tratado internacional de los pueblos para el control de las empresas transnacionales. Una apuesta desde los movimientos sociales y la solidaridad internacional”, Diciembre de 2014...

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4 June 2015

USA: Obama Administration opposes clause to exclude countries engaging in slavery from TPP

Author: Mike Lux, Huffington Post (USA)

"Is the TPP Okay With Slavery? Really?" 28 May 2015...

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10 May 2015

UN Working Group report to Human Rights Council on "improving policy coherence for inclusive and sustainable development"

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

In the present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 26/22, the Working Group focuses on how the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights need to be further embedded throughout United Nations programmes and processes in...

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Article
18 March 2015

"Business & Human Rights: Emerging Challenges to Consensus and Coherence" - Chatham House

Author: Dr Jolyon Ford, Chatham House

Trends in the regulation of business responsibility for human rights have growing salience for diplomats, policy-makers, business strategists and social activists...At the intergovernmental level, new divisions have emerged over how best to pursue...

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Article
11 December 2014

Saudi Arabia: showing child labour the ‘red card’

Author: Sabria Jawhar, Arab News

"Showing child labor the ‘red card’", 08 Dec 2014...

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Article
21 October 2014

Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

Author: Jim Armitage, Independent (UK)

...Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for increasing the size of the health warnings on cigarette packs, and for clamping down on tobacco companies’ use of sub-brands like Malboro Red, Gold, Blue or Green…which could give the impression some cigarettes...

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Article
6 October 2014

India: Health activists concerned about affordability of medicines due to US govt. & business pressure

Author: Brook V Baker, Equlibri

Prime Minister Modi is promising to open India to more direct foreign investment and to further liberalize the Indian economy to make it easier for multinational corporations to operate there. To the dismay of health activists worldwide, the US...

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11 June 2014
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Author: Hayat Gazzane, Le Figaro (France)

D'après le Guardian, le fournisseur de crevettes de l'enseigne, CF Foods, travaille avec des bateaux pratiquant l'esclavage. [Carrefour] a immédiatement réagi en suspendant ses relations commerciales avec ce dernier…CP Foods, de son côté, a reconnu l...

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12 May 2014

African Countries Lose Billions through Misinvoiced Trade

Author: Clark Gascoigne, Global Financial Integrity

The fraudulent misinvoicing of trade is hampering economic growth and potentially resulting in billions of U.S. dollars in lost tax revenue in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda, according to a new report...by Global Financial Integrity ...

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