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14 May 2019

ASEAN: Report reveals top-listed companies fall short of international norms in human rights disclosure

Author: ASEAN CSR Network, Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University & Article 30

ASEAN CSR Network, the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University and Article 30 published a collaborative report to establish a baseline understanding of human rights disclosure in the ASEAN region by probing materials made...

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29 October 2018

Malaysia: Deputy prime minister calls on ASEAN to integrate gender perspective in all policies & programmes

Author: Malay Mail

"DPM: ASEAN policies should include gender perspective," 25 October 2018...

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24 September 2018

Mekong Statement calls on business and govts to provide effective remedies for human rights violations even beyond nat'l territories

Author: Helen Tugendhat & Hannah Storey, Forest Peoples Programme

Protect human rights in trans-boundary investments: the message from the 2018 SEA conference on Human Rights and Business," 13 September 2018...

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15 September 2018

ASEAN: Gov'ts face challenge of ensuring growth of renewable sector & protecting access to water

Author: ASEAN Post

"Water stress giving renewables a bad name," 16 September 2018...

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11 September 2018

Vietnam denies entry to rights advocates invited to the World Economic Forum

Author: Channel News Asia

Vietnam has denied entry to two prominent rights campaigners invited to attend this week's World Economic Forum in Hanoi, as the one-party communist state continues its hard line on critics of its dismal rights record....

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8 September 2018

WWF and NUS report reveals inadequate disclosures on management of climate risks among ASEAN banks

Author: Viet Nam News/Asia News Network

"World Wildlife Fund report warns ASEAN banks," 09 September 2018...

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2 September 2018

ASEAN: EU, ILO, and UN Women launch "Safe and Fair" programme to protect migrant women workers

Author: The Nation

"International push begins for 'Safe and Fair' treatment of women migrant workers in ASEAN," 30 August 2018...

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5 August 2018

Groups fear erosion of workers' rights in ASEAN's Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership pact

Author: Kalinga Seneviratne, IDN-Indepth News

"Asia's evolving 'free' trade deal may not benefit workers," 03 August 2018...

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26 July 2018

Civil society orgs. argue Asia-Pacific trade agreement likely to have adverse impact on labour rights, access to medicines, food & healthcare, if ratified

Author: Pavan Kulkarni, News Click (India)

"Organizations oppose Secretive Negotiations Around RCEP Trade Agreement", 20 Jul 2018...

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12 June 2018

ASEAN CSOs urge AICHR to develop code of conduct for constructive dialogues on regional action plans on business & human rights

Author: Various CSOs

"Oral Statement from CSOs During the AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business and Human Rights, 04-06 June 2018...

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