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1 March 2012

[PDF] Submission by Middlesex University Law Department

Author: Middlesex Univ. Law Department

This short contribution...provide[s]...our views...in [two] specific areas, in which our expertise lies......

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1 March 2012

[PDF] The advancement of the business and human rights agenda in the United Nations system: CIDSE's input to the United Nations Secretary-General's report

Author: CIDSE (Coopération internationale pour le développement et la solidarité)

1. Synergies with other Special Procedures...CIDSE believes that in order to assess the effectiveness of measures taken to implement...the Guiding Principles...the Working Group on business and human rights must examine emblematic cases of human...

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26 January 2012

Ban stresses women's education, health

Author: United Press Intl.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to invest more in women's education and health. Such investments are "the right thing to do and the smart thing to do for national economies...

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2 December 2011
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Author: Ban Ki-moon, Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies

...[L]e Conseil des droits de l’homme a adopté les Principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l’homme, qui décrivent comment les États et les entreprises devraient mettre en œuvre le cadre de référence de l’ONU, intitulé « Protéger,...

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2 December 2011

Message of the Secretary-General for 2011

Author: Ban Ki-moon, UN

Millions of human beings are subjected to an existence that is almost unfathomable in its degradation and inhumanity. Debt bondage, serfdom and forced labour; trafficking in persons and trafficking for the purpose of organ removal; sexual exploitation...

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30 November 2011

Member states pledge more than $70 million in support of the Peacebuilding Fund

The Secretary General’s Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) held its second high-level stakeholders meeting in New York, where the Member States of the United Nations endorsed the importance of the PBF as an innovative, fast and catalytic instrument to support...

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18 November 2011

Ban urges Asia-Pacific private sector to support women and children’s health

Author: UN News Centre

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged business leaders in the Asia and Pacific region to support the United Nations-led global effort to improve the health of women and children to create healthier communities across the world.

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11 October 2011

Secretary-General Stresses Role of Businesses in Support of Human Rights

Author: UN Department of Public Information

This is the text of a video message by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Business and Human Rights for National Human Rights Institutions, taking place in Seoul from 11-13 October:...I am pleased to greet this...

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19 September 2011
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Author: 7sur7 [Belgium]

Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon a accusé...certaines compagnies agro-alimentaires de "placer la santé publique en situation de risque afin de protéger leurs profits", lors d'un sommet sur les maladies non transmissibles (MNT)...Il existe ...

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12 August 2011

Secretary-General Says United Nations Needs to ‘Think Big’ About How Best to Address Challenges, Deliver Tangible Results That Make a Difference

Author: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

[S]ustainable development is at the top of my list of priorities. That includes but is not limited to our work for the Millennium Development Goals. It means doing more for disaster risk reduction and averting crises brought on by climate change and...

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