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20 December 2016

Letter to EU Commissioner Malmström: EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement & impact assessment fail to protect rights

Author: ALTSEAN Burma & FIDH

We are writing to express our serious concern over the final version of the report on the sustainability impact assessment (SIA) for the EU-Myanmar investment agreement that is currently under negotiation. The document that fails to retain...

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13 December 2016
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Author: Xavier Berne, Nextinpact (France)

« Le Conseil constitutionnel retoque le « reporting public » prévu par la loi Sapin 2 », 9 décembre 2016...

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10 December 2016

Commentary: Donors & protection groups need to find new ways to protect human rights defenders, emphasising role of non-state actors

Author: Iva Dobichina, Open Society Foundations & James Savage, Fund for Global Human Rights, in Guardian (UK)

"We must find new ways to protect human rights defenders", 10 Dec 2016...

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8 December 2016
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Author: Agustín Viguri Perea, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi

"Una visión comparada de la defensa del medio ambiente en el marco legal de las empresas y de los derechos de la persona", 5 de diciembre de 2016...

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2 December 2016

Raising the Bottom: A report on the garment industry in Myanmar

Author: Progressive Voice

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28 November 2016
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Author: Amnesty International France

« Minerais du sang : une lueur d'espoir », 23 novembre 2016...

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23 November 2016
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Author: Intl. Learning Lab on Public Procurement and Human Rights (Danish Institute for Human Rights, Harrison Institute at Georgetown Univ., Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable)

...Die öffentliche Beschaffung spielt eine große Rolle bei der Achtung der staatlichen Pflicht, Menschenrechte zu schützen, zu respektieren und zu gewährleisten...Derzeit kaufen öffentliche Beschaffer jedoch wie alle anderen Konsumenten von...

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31 October 2016
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Author: Emilie Massemin, Reporterre (France)

« La lente marche vers un traité contre les crimes des multinationales », 28 octobre 2016...

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27 October 2016

Blog: EU regulation on conflict minerals has low potential to trigger dynamic changes in supply chains

Author: Chiara Macchi, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, in Rights as Usual

"The Draft EU Regulation on Conflict Minerals: “Smart Mix” or Missed Opportunity?," 27 Oct 2016...

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25 October 2016

If govts., companies and investors don’t change the way they do business, more environmental activists will die & planet will be exposed to irreversible destruction, says Special Rapporteur

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

"As the global death toll rises, it’s time for business to protect environmental activists by letting them have a voice", 25 Oct 2016...

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