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17 October 2006

"The Power of Oil and the State of Democracy and Human Rights in Angola" - A Public Presentation by Rafael Marques de Morais

Author: Harvard Law School

Please join us for this presentation by journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, the 2006 recipient of the Civil Courage Prize...[He] is a journalist, public official, and representative of humanitarian organizations whose career has been marked by...

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11 April 2005

Corporate Accountability International Calls on Governments to Support and Strengthen UN Human Rights Norms

Author: Corporate Accountability International

As people directly impacted by irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions around the world present testimonials at an event at the United Nations, international NGOs are highlighting the importance of the United Nations' Norms on the...

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30 October 2004

[DOC] In Search for Direct Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Violations in Africa: Which Way Forward?

Author: Tsafack Jean. B. Fokwa, LL. M. candidate, Univ. of Pretoria Faculty of Law

...this study focuses on the responsibility concept for corporate human rights violations and the objective of this study is to explore, examine and assess various avenues for asserting responsibility for corporate human rights violations. [refers to...

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31 May 2004

States and Corporations: Legal Responsibilities to the People

Author: Ana Elena Obando, Women's Human Rights net

[A] special report on the legal, civil and criminal responsibilities of states and corporations to the people for the violation of their human rights. It explains the international legal framework and the mechanisms available that may be used to hold...

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4 April 2004

[DOC] Annex A [to Confederation of British Industry (CBI) submission to UN consultation on business & human rights] - In the Matter of the Draft “Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Regard to...

Author: Maurice Mendelson

I consider this document [the UN Norms] to be extremely unsatisfactory from a legal viewpoint. In particular: It has little or no basis in existing international law...It runs counter to the general structure of international law which, for good...

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26 August 2003
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Author: Comité des droits de l'homme

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26 August 2003
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Author: Comité de Derechos Humanos

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10 May 2003

Case Law

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

database of legal jurisprudence on economic, social and cultural rights

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4 April 2003

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4 April 2003
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