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15 June 2016

Organization of American States should encourage business & human rights treaty process, says NGO

Author: International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)

"OAS [Organization of American States] Should Encourage Complementarity of Human Rights & Business Initiatives, Including UN Treaty", 14 Jun 2016...

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27 March 2016
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Author: teleSURtv.net, CEPAL

“175 millones de latinoamericanos viven en situación de pobreza”...

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22 February 2016
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Author: Mirta Rodríguez, La Estrella (Panamá)

“Panamá instala el primer Consejo de Responsabilidad en una Asamblea Nacional”, 21 de Febrero de 2016...

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17 November 2015
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Author: Luis Miguel Avila, Panamá América

 “Buscan fomentar aún más la responsabilidad social empresarial en Panamá”, 12 de Noviembre de 2015...

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24 August 2015

Commentary on the state of business & human rights at Organization of American States

Author: Paloma Muñoz Quick, Danish Institute for Human Rights

...As noted by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, civil society organization often work under difficult circumstances, and too often are subjected to violence in response to their efforts to protect human rights against corporate...

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7 July 2015

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights & OAS members discuss national action plans and proposed binding treaty

Author: Paloma M Quick

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11 March 2015

Toolkit to help indigenous women access the Inter-American system highlights impacts by extractive industries

Author: Ellen-Rose Kambel , Forest Peoples

“Indigenous women and the Inter-American human rights system: a toolkit on mechanisms” – March 6, 2015...

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4 March 2015
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Author: Irela Fornaguera, La Nación (Costa Rica)

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26 January 2015
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Author: propos recueillis par Nicolette de Joncaire, l'Agefi (Suisse)

"Responsabilisation mondiale des sociétés multinationales", 23 janvier 2015...

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19 November 2014

Statement by Ms. Flavia Pansieri, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights at the International Organisation of Employers

Author: Flavia Pansieri, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Since the endorsement of the Guiding Principles by the Human Rights Council in 2011, OHCHR has supported implementation of the Principles by both States and business enterprises through outreach, training and capacity building...At the national level,...

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