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15 September 2019

ASEAN lawyers & trade unionists agree to develop a regional guideline on freedom of association in conference organised by ICJ and BHRRC

Author: International Commission of Jurists

"ASEAN lawyers and trade unionists agree to develop regional guidelines on freedom of association of workers in the ASEAN," 03 September 2019...

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Article
15 September 2019

Indigenous Peoples call on ASEAN govts to ensure that corporations follow FPIC and recognise traditional rights

Author: IPHRD at ASEAN People's Forum 2019

"Indigenous People's Statement - ASEAN People's Forum 2019," 12 September  2019...

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Article
24 August 2019

WWF reports that most Southeast Asian banks ignore climate change threats

Author: Tim Daubach, Eco-Business

"Climate change threats ignored by most Southeast Asian banks," 22 August 2019...

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Article
16 August 2019

Australia & ASEAN launched a 10-year counter-trafficking initiative backed by A$80 million ($54 million) of funding to help businesses root out slavery in their supply chains

Author: Michael Taylor, Reuters

"Australia to help ASEAN firms tackle slavery in supply chains", 8 August 2019...

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Story
18 June 2019

Canada: Govt. publishes updated guidelines on supporting defenders & emphasises role of business

On the occasion of the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Canada, the Government of Canada released an updated version of the guidance on supporting human rights defenders for the staff of Canadian missions...

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Article
18 June 2019

Canada: Updated guidelines on supporting defenders strongly reference defenders working on business issues

Author: Government of Canada

"Voices at Risk: Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders", 17 Jun 2019...

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17 June 2019
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"Voix à risqué : Lignes directrices du Canada pour le soutien des défenseurs des droits de la personne", 17 Jun...

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Report
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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Article
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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Article
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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