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3 March 2010

[PDF] Precarious Work: Undermining Human Rights

Author: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations [IUF]

The purpose here is to highlight…the increasingly widespread use of indirect, precarious employment relations to weaken trade union organization and bargaining power… It is in this context that precarious work emerges as a fundamental human rights...

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9 March 2010

Corporate Social Responsibility Roundtable: The United Nations "Protect, Respect, Remedy" Framework

Author: Institute of Contemporary Observation [China]

Please join us...for a roundtable on the UN framework with emphasis on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights. We have Christine Bader here to share the framework for the UN business and human rights presented and promoted by the UN...

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16 March 2010

Russia: Agenda of intl. forum in Moscow to discuss John Ruggie's "Protect, Respect and Remedy" framework

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16 March 2010

The UN 'Protect, Respect, Remedy' Framework: Corporate Social Responsibility and the United Nations

Author: BSR

Join us in either Hong Kong or Tokyo for an interactive workshop on business and human rights...Speakers: Christine Bader, Advisor to the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative on Business and Human Rights; Faris Natour, Director, Research &...

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16 March 2010

[PDF] International Forum "BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: Protect, Respect and Remedy" - Alphabetical List of Participants

Author: UN Special Representative on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises (SRSG)

[Alphabetical List of Participants]

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16 March 2010

[PDF] International Forum - Business And Human Rights - Protect, Respect and Remedy (March 16, 2010, Marriott Grand Hotel, 26, Tverskaya Street, Moscow)

Author: UN Special Representative on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises (SRSG)

The [Protect, Respect and Remedy] Framework was welcomed unanimously by the UN Human Rights Council, and endorsed by the major international business associations, individual companies and leading international human rights organizations. The Council...

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19 March 2010

[PDF] Government Response to the UK Consultation on the Terms Of Reference for an Update of The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK

This document is the Government response to the UK consultation on the terms of reference for an update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines)… The Government’s response to the consultation aims to provide an overview of...

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31 March 2010

Transnational corporations and the duty to respect basic human rights

Author: Denis G. Arnold, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, in Business Ethics Quarterly

[T]he United Nations Special Representative on the issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations has emphasized a tripartite framework regarding business and human rights that includes the state “duty to protect,” the TNC “responsibility to...

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1 April 2010

[PDF] "That’s Right! Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights: Concepts, Examples, Approaches" Summary Report – 21 January 2010 in Berlin

Author: Organised by Development Policy Forum, InWEnt, on behalf of German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Opening Remarks:...

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1 April 2010

[PDF] "Trade Agreements, Business and Human Rights: The case of export processing zones" - Working Paper No. 57, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Author: Andrew Lang, Department of Law, London School of Economics

This report was prepared…to inform the mandate of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights…The proliferation [of Export Processing Zones (EPZs)] has been of some concern to many within the human rights...

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