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5 July 2007

Address by Irene Khan, Secretary General of Amnesty International to the Opening Plenary of the Global Compact Leadership Summit 2007

Author: Irene Khan, Secretary-General, Amnesty Intl.

To have human rights on the agenda of business and the impact of business on human rights on the agenda of the UN is absolutely vital...I hope...the UN will work to strengthen the voluntary approach of the Global Compact and at the same time work...

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5 July 2007

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit - webcast

Author: United Nations

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14 June 2007

Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Fight Aids

Author: United Nations

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and business leaders reaffirmed the need for public-private partnerships to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria at a meeting in New York today. “Whether in the workplace or in the wider community,...

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27 February 2007

Ban Ki-moon hails new agreement on victims of forced labour in Myanmar

Author: United Nations

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today hailed a recent agreement reached between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Myanmar on the establishment of a complaint mechanism for victims of forced labour.

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1 February 2007

The Media and the Rwanda Genocide

Author: International Development Research Centre

The news media played a crucial role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide: local media fueled the killings, while the international media either ignored or seriously misconstrued what was happening. This is the first book to explore both sides of that media...

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11 January 2007

Secretary-General Ban Commits to Carry Forward the Global Compact

Author: UN Global Compact

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today addressed the New York business community...[he said he] deemed the Global Compact as central to the United Nations’ engagement with the private sector. He stated that widespread social and economic gains can result...

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10 January 2007

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commits to carrying forward UN Global Compact - calls on business to "advance universal principles" within its sphere of influence

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10 January 2007

[PDF] Address to the UNA-USA Business Council for the United Nations and the Association for a Better New York

Author: Address to the UNA-USA Business Council for the United Nations and the Association for a Better New York, by Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General

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18 December 2006
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18 December 2006
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Author: Nations Unies

A l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des migrants, le Secrétaire général a rappelé aujourd'hui les retombées positives de l'immigration et plaidé pour le respect des droits fondamentaux des migrants, de plus en plus victimes de l'exploitation et du...

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