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10 September 2014

Nominations open for Chairperson of 2014 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (due 10 Oct)

The 3rd UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, due to be held from 1 to 3 December 2014, will focus on the following main areas:...

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10 September 2014
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La ONG Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights le escribió una carta al Presidente del Atlético de Madrid pidiéndole que reconsidere el acuerdo de patrocinio del Club con Azerbaiyán, a la luz de los recientes casos de abusos de derechos humanos en ese...

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9 September 2014

Commentary: John Ruggie offers advice to business & human rights treaty sponsors

Author: John G. Ruggie, Harvard Kennedy School, former UN Special Representative on business & human rights

"Quo Vadis? Unsolicited Advice to Business and Human Rights Treaty Sponsors", 9 Sep 2014...

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9 September 2014

UN expert says vulture fund litigation prevents indebted poor countries from using resources for their development

Author: UN Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky

"Multilateral legal framework to regulate debt restructuring processes: views by the Independent Expert", 5 September, 2014...

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9 September 2014

USA: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable issues report on respecting human rights in govt. purchasing

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7 September 2014

UNICEF & ITU release guidelines for information & communications technology sector on protecting children online

Joint initiative by the International Telecommunication Union and UNICEF.

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4 September 2014

Thesis proposes non-judicial grievance mechanism for Switzerland based on UN Guiding Principles

Author: Reto Walther, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

"UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights & Effective Remedies A state-based non-judicial grievance mechanism for Switzerland", 15 May 2014...

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2 September 2014

Submissions to the UN Working Group's consultation on Natl. Action Plans

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29 August 2014

TED talk on corporate responsibility to respect human rights

Author: Damiano de Felice, London School of Economics & Political Science

"The corporate responsibility to respect human rights: Damiano de Felice at TEDxLSE 2013", 20 October 2013 ...

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25 August 2014

Intl. Organisation of Employers calls for input on draft position paper on access to remedy

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