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10 November 2019

Myanmar: CSOs urge Western Union to end its business relationship with a military-owned bank; company responds

An open letter report by 33 civil society organizations alleging that by having a business relationship with a military-owned bank in Myanmar, Western Union is supporting the military’s financial capacity. In turn, the open letter alleges that Western...

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10 November 2019

Myanmar: Western Union reportedly backs Myanmar’s military through its business relationship with military-owned bank

Author: 33 Civil Society Organizations

"Open letter to Western Union President and CEO Hikmet Ersek", 29 Oct 2019...

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Company response
10 November 2019

Western Union's response

Author: Western Union

…Western Union condemns human rights abuses, including human trafficking, human smuggling and any form of modern slavery....

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29 October 2019
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Author: Bruno Bauraind, Gresea et Leïla Van Keirsbilck, dans Le Vif (Belgique)

« En finir avec l’impunité des multinationales », 29 octobre 2019...

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24 October 2019

Myanmar: UN Special Rapporteur calls for targeted sanctions against military-run companies with projects endangering communities

Author: Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

Myanmar: UN human rights expert calls for targeted sanctions, 23 Oct 2019...

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12 August 2019
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Author: AFP

« L'ONU plaide pour un renforcement des sanctions contre l'armée du Myanmar », 5 août 2019...

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7 August 2019

Commentary: New UN-World Economic Forum agreement gives multinationals influence over matters of global governance

Author: Harris Gleckman, Center for Governance and Sustainability, UMass-Boston, on Open Democracy

"How the United Nations is quietly being turned into a public-private partnership", 2 July 2019...

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6 August 2019

UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar exposes military business ties, calls for targeted sanctions & arms embargoes

This report by the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, for the first time, establishes in detail the degree to which Myanmar’s military has used its own businesses, foreign companies and arms deals to support brutal operati...

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22 July 2019
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27 June 2019
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Author: Groupe de travail sur la question des droits de l’homme etdes sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises

« Prise en compte des questions de genre dans les Principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l'homme »,23 mai 2019...

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