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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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14 August 2014
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Diversas organizaciones sociales expresaron su beneplácito por la decisión de la Corte IDH, tras tres años de estudio del caso, en el que un grupo de autoridades indígenas mapuche había sido detenida y condenada sin respetar el debido proceso, por...

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28 June 2014

Colombia: Nestlé trade union leader with govt. protection measures suffers armed attack

A trade union leader working for a Nestlé branch was allegedly attacked by paramilitaries; the leader survived, but one of the attackers was killed and the other one was injured by body guards provided by a governmental protection programme

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4 June 2014

[DOC] Draft resolution: Promotion and protection of human rights in business

Author: Organization of American States (OAS)

The General Assembly [of the Organization of American States]...[r]esolves...To continue promoting the application of the United Nations guiding principles on business and human rights, and to urge member states to disseminate these principles as...

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7 May 2014
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Author: ComunicaRSE (Argentina)

América Latina y el Caribe debe apostar por pactos sociales que promuevan un desarrollo con igualdad y sostenibilidad ambiental, plantea la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) en el documento Pactos para la igualdad: hacia un...

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20 February 2014

Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Organization of American States)

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20 February 2014

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Organization of American States)

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