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12 May 2016

A critical juncture: Syrian refugees and migrant workers in Jordan

Author: Annabel Short, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

...Eager to stem the movement of refugees into European countries, EU governments have committed to invest in Jordan to stimulate job-creation......

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26 April 2016

"A push for education and livelihoods for refugees in Jordan"

Author: Sam Mednick, Devex

It’s been almost four years since Syrian refugees fleeing conflict started congregating in Zaatari, Jordan, today home to the world’s second largest refugee camp....

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19 April 2016

Ghana: Minister threatens to revoke free zone licenses granted to foreign firms accused of abusing Ghanaian workers

Author: GhanaWeb

"We'II punish foreign firms abusing Ghanaian workers – Gov't", 20 April 2016...

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29 February 2016
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Author: Prensa Latina (Cuba)

“Posiciones encontradas respecto a ley de maquilas en Guatemala”, 26 de Febrero de 2016...

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20 February 2016

Bangladesh: EPZ labour reforms can go further to restore GSP

Author: Tribune [Dhaka]

The cabinet’s approval of the draft EPZ Labour Law 2016 enhancing workers’ right of association in export processing zones is a boost for calls on the United States to restore GSP trade privileges...It is significant that the government has indicated...

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15 February 2016

Bangladesh : Draft EPZ labour law approved with trade union rights

Author: Financial Express [Bangladesh]

The Cabinet...gave the final approval to the draft of the ‘The Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law, 2016' keeping a provision for trade union (TU) rights and a permanent wage board for workers in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs)...Cabinet Secretary Mohammad...

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23 December 2015

Honduras: Documentary shows impacts of "model cities" funded by foreign investors on Garifunas' access to ancestral lands

Author: National Lawyers Guild International Committee

“ZEDEs: Neocolonialism and land grabbing in Honduras”, 16 Oct 2015...

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21 December 2015
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Author: Adital

“Documental denuncia apropiación ilegal de tierras en Honduras”, 4 de Diciembre de 2014...

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4 October 2015
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Author: Alberto Brunori de la OACNUDH, La Prensa (Guatemala)

 “¿Q1,500, salario digno?”,  1 de Octubre de 2015...

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18 September 2015
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Author: Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña, OFRANEH

“Zona de Empleo y Desarrollo Económico (ciudad modelo), y el desalojo de la comunidad Garífuna de Puerto Castilla”, 18 de Septiembre de 2015...

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