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12 February 2018

Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their activities

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

PORT MORESBY/GENEVA (9 February 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...called on the Government of Papua New Guinea to take firm measures to combat corruption, build good governance and strengthen the rule of law,...

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1 February 2018
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Author: Laurent Ribadeau Dumas, France info

«Londres: procès contre une société minière accusée de violences en Sierra Leone », 31 janvier 2018...

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31 January 2018

USA: Uber partners with anti-trafficking groups in effort to train drivers to identify victims of human trafficking

Author: Umberto Bacchi, Thomas Reuters Foundation

"Uber drivers told how to spot traffickers in their cabs", 29 Jan 2018...

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18 January 2018
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17 January 2018

Canada creates independent Ombudsperson & multi-stakeholder advisory body to strengthen responsible business conduct abroad

Canada's Minister of International Trade has announced two new responsible business initiatives for Canadian companies doing business and operating abroad. The first is the creation of an independent Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise ...

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15 January 2018
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montaña Tlachinollan (México)

“Reporte sobre los hechos ocurridos en La Concepción, Acapulco el 7 de enero”, 15 de enero de 2018...

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22 December 2017
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright:www.novethic.fr)

"[Infographie] Loin d’être révolu, l’esclavage touche plus de 40 millions de personnes dans le monde", 19 décembre 2017...

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13 December 2017

Canada: Guatemalan women give testimony as part of discovery procedure in lawsuit against Hudbay Minerals

Author: Ashifa Kassam, Guardian (UK)

" Guatemalan women take on Canada's mining giants over 'horrific human rights abuses' ", 13 Dec 2017...

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4 December 2017

Amnesty International latest report urges criminal inquiry into Shell over alleged complicity in murder and torture in Nigeria 2 decades ago; Company response to Amnesty included

Amnesty International has released a new report entitled "Nigeria: A criminal enterprise? Shell's involvement in human rights violations in the 1990s". Amnesty is urging the UK, Nigeria and the Netherlands to consider a criminal case against Shell in...

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1 December 2017

NGO report highlights disproportionate impact of land intensive industries on women's rights

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