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4 December 2018

Fundamental Rights Agency finds that civil society in EU is facing increasing challenges & explores role of business

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report from January 2018 looked into the different types and patterns of challenges that civil society organizations working on human rights face in the European Union. In September 2018, FRA...

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19 January 2018

EU Fundamental Rights Agency finds civil society in all member states is facing increasing challenges

Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (EU)

"Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU", 19 Jan 2018...

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19 October 2017
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Author: Fabrice Nodé-Langlois, Le Figaro (France)

« En Europe, les femmes gagnent 16% de moins que les hommes », 18 octobre 2017...

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5 July 2017

EU adopts new standards on endocrine disruptors; chemical industry says criteria will hit farmers without additional protection for health & environment

Author: Aleksandra Eriksson, EU Observer

European experts on Tuesday (4 July) endorsed a proposal by the European Commission on the scientific criteria to qualify what substances significantly alter the chemical balance in humans... [A]n EU system to classify them has been a long time in the...

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10 February 2017

Analysis of civic space violations cannot be divorced from economic models and rules which benefit few influential people and co.s, says CIVICUS

Author: Cathal Gilbert, CIVICUS, for Open Government Partnership blog

"OGP must protect space for people power - Before it is too late", 3 Feb 2017...

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12 April 2016

Seven of 15 former Soviet countries have become “consolidated authoritarian regimes”, says new report; fall in oil prices linked to lack of transparency, accountability

Author: Nate Schenkkan, Freedom House

"Nations in tansit 2016: Europe and Eurasia brace for impact", 12 April 2016...

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5 February 2016

BRIEFING: Business & human rights challenges in Eastern Europe & Central Asia: Shrinking civic space threatens corporate accountability activists

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights key business & human rights issues and developments in Eastern Europe & Central Asia from May 2014 through December 2015.  It provides examples of both positive and negative impacts companies’ operations are making on...

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5 February 2016
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Author: Ресурсный центр по вопросам бизнеса и прав человека

Данный брифинг освещает ключевые вопросы и события в Восточной Европе и Центральной Азии, связанные с правами человека в контексте бизнеса в период с мая 2014 года по декабрь 2015 года.  В нем представлены примеры положительных и негативных воздействий...

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5 August 2015

Latvia: Charges brought against 8 persons in criminal case on supermarket collapse that killed 54 people

Author: The Baltic Times

"Charges brought against eight in Maxima supermarket collapse criminal case", 18 April 2015...

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24 April 2015

Action on business & human rights in Eastern Europe & Central Asia: Can we narrow the gap?

Author: Ella Skybenko, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre recently contacted 16 governments and 5 companies in Eastern Europe & Central Asia asking them to provide information on actions they have taken on business and human rights. Only five governments...

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