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Author: Progressive Voice
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...
Author: Emilie Massemin, Reporterre (France)
« La lente marche vers un traité contre les crimes des multinationales », 28 octobre 2016...
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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...
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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Human Rights Watch report urges Azerbaijan authorities to end continuing crackdown on govt. critics, lawyers & civil society
Author: Human Rights Watch
"Harassed, imprisoned, exiled: Azerbaijan’s continuing crackdown on government critics, lawyers, and civil society", 20 October 2016...
- Related in-depth areas: Human rights defenders
Bosnia & Herzegovina: Watchdog files complaint to EU Energy Community against govt. ministry over lax pollution limits for new Chinese-backed unit at Tuzla coal power plant
Author: CEE Bankwatch Network
"Lawsuits and complaints pile up against planned Bosnia and Herzegovina coal power plants", 17 October 2016...
Author: Friends of the Earth Europe
90,000 citizens called on the European Union to support a binding treaty on business and human rights...and to participate in international discussion on the issue in Geneva on the 24th October. The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), meeting this month...
Israel & OPT: European Commission called upon to withdraw support to water conference organized by companies with ties to settlements
Author: Sara Jerome, Water Online
International Water Industry Conference Stirs Controversy, 13 September 2016...