UNICEF publishes reports on children's rights impacts in the extractive industry

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8 May 2015

Study: Children's rights in the mining sector

Author: Emily Richards, twentyfifity, for UNICEF

UNICEF Extractive Pilot 2014 was designed to encourage and facilitate the integration of children’s rights into companies’ human rights due diligence processes. The project aimed to:

  • Identify and analyse ways in which mining sector activity impacts upon children’s rights.
  • Understand how companies in the mining sector are managing their impacts on children.
  • Develop UNICEF’s expertise and experience to engage extractive companies on children’s rights.
  • Provide recommendations to the mining sector on the improved identification and management of their impacts on children’s rights.
  • Provide recommendations on how UNICEF can best and most strategically engage with the mining sector on the issues that affect children.

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Report
8 May 2015

Study: Children's rights in the oil & gas sector

Author: Emily Richards, twentyfifity, for UNICEF

[This] study encompasses three primary objectives: 1. Identify the current impacts of the oil and gas sector on children’s rights. 2. Understand how companies in this sector are managing these impacts. 3. Determine how UNICEF can best engage with the oil and gas sector.

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