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21 September 2011
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Autor: David Brown, Washington Post

Behind...talks at the United Nations and a...document about the need to fight noncommunicable diseases...is a fierce struggle between commercial and health interests...Some of the issues...are the same ones at the heart of...the battle against smoking...

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13 July 2011
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Autor: Sylvester Enoghase, Daily Independent [Nigeria]

“It is sad that in Nigeria, the Lebanese, Chinese locks in their factories hundreds of thousands youths, mailing between 12 to 18 years of age between 6am and 7pm and at the end of the month, pays out N8,000 as salary”, [said the President of the...

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13 June 2011
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Autor: Annie Golden Bersagel, Law Student, Stanford Law School

The responsibility to comply with all applicable local, national, regional and international laws is a central tenet of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights. Yet sometimes local or national laws pose requirements that conflict with...

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1 June 2011
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Autor: Susan Ariel Aaronson, Associate Research Professor, Elliott School of Intl. Affairs, George Washington Univ., and Research Fellow, World Trade Institute; Ian Higham, George Washington Univ.

Executives clearly need guidance as to how to ensure that they don’t undermine the human rights of their stakeholders...Human rights violations by firms stem from a gap in national and international governance. But in June 2011, the UN Human Rights...

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1 April 2011
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Autor: Joëlle Matte, Institut québécois des hautes études internationales, Université Laval

[Les acteurs privés]…de l’industrie des ressources extractives…doivent fréquemment interagir avec des États aux capacités institutionnelles et juridiques limitées...Il se dessine graduellement une exigence de réglementation des entreprises...

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4 November 2010
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Autor: Andrew Wander, Al Jazeera

[Medical experts warn that] an international trade agreement being brokered between the European Union and India...could leave millions of HIV sufferers in developing world without the drugs they need to stay alive. The charity Medicins sans Frontieres...

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20 July 2010
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Autor: Jennifer Flynn, Health GAP [USA]

...AIDS activists from the U.S., Africa, Asia, and Latin America filed a complaint against the United States with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health. The complaint argues that the United States, working side by side with...

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5 July 2010
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Autor: International Trade Union Confederation

A new report by the ITUC on core labour standards in Taiwan (known at the WTO as “Chinese Taipei”), published to coincide with the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) review of its trade policies, finds that various categories of employees are barred from...

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10 June 2010
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Autor: John Zarocostas, Just-Style News

A final draft standard providing voluntary guidance on social responsibility for companies, governments and other organisations has drawn a mixed review from experts and business leaders. Compiled by the International Organization for Standardization,...

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1 June 2010
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Autor: David Bilchitz, University of Johannesburg, in SUR International Journal on Human Rights

Part I of this paper is concerned...with capturing accurately what [the Ruggie framework]...envisages as being the nature of the responsibilities of corporations in relation to fundamental rights...Part II of this paper critically evaluates Ruggie’s...

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