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12 October 2017

Paper examines states' obligations to regulate corporate activities under the European Convention on Human Rights

Author: Daniel Augenstein and Lukasz Dziedzic, European University Institute

This study examines state obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. It discusses the evolving jurisprudence of the European...

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12 October 2017

Report on roundtable organised by European Environmental Bureau addresses need for due diligence in supermarket supply chains

Author: Eva Izquierdo, European Environmental Bureau

"Supply Cha!nge: Addressing due diligence in supermarket supply chains, June 20th 2017 Brussels", September 2017...

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10 October 2017

Jordan: 50 companies participate in ILO job fair offering 1,600 work opportunities to Syrian refugees

Author: Camille Dupire, Jordan Times

“Zaatari refugee camp job fair offers 1,600 job opportunities”, 5 October 2017...

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3 October 2017
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Author: Philipp Mimkes, Frankfurter Rundschau

"Haftung auch im Ausland", 29 September 2017...

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2 October 2017

Amnesty Int'l report alleges UK-registered S-Profit complicit in illicit arms trade to war-torn So. Sudan

Amnesty International's report has alleged that UK-registered S-Profit acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan. The company has denied the allegations thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot...

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26 September 2017

EU seeks more protection for gig economy workers

Author: Reuters, New York Times

"EU Seeks More Protection for Uber-Style Jobs," 24 September 2017...

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19 September 2017

EU competition laws fail to take into account the effects Bayer-Monsanto merger could have on environment, public health & food security

Author: David Burrows, EU Observer

Mega-mergers in the food and farming sector have become commonplace, but EU competition laws do little to help commissioners keep check on the impact this could have on the environment, public health, and food security... 12 months ago [...] news...

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13 September 2017

Azerbaijan's corruption scheme scandal raises concerns over EU's growing business ties with authoritarian regime, says watchdog

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

"Azerbaijan's Laundromat scandal raises concerns over the EU's growing business ties with the authoritarian regime", 6 September 2017...

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12 September 2017
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Author: Hendrik Wieduwilt, Frankfurter Allgemeine

"Neue EU-Verordnung: Wirtschaft fürchtet neue Ausfuhrregeln", 11 September 2017...

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8 September 2017
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Author: Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

"Knowledge Paper zum Webinar vom 08.03.2017"  Das Europäische Parlament und der Europäische Rat haben 2014 eine Richtlinie zur Förderung der sozialen Verantwortung von Unternehmen verabschiedet (CSR-Richtlinie). Seit Januar 2017 sind durch das CS...

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