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2 January 2018
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Author: Coordination Sud

« Le point sur le contre-sommet de l'OMC à Buenos Aires », 27 décembre 2017...

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Article
26 December 2017

Thailand: Mekong activists advocate for an intl. law to protect basin & people; says China’s adoption of UN Guiding Principles good for the river

Author: The Nation

"Mekong activists demand international law regulating development projects", 21 December 2017...

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Report
14 December 2017

The Obligation to Mobilise Resources: Bridging Human Rights, Sustainable Development Goals and Economic and Fiscal Policies; new report by the International Bar Association

Author: International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)'s new report, "The Obligation to Mobilise Resources: Bridging Human Rights, Sustainable Development Goals and Economic and Fiscal Policies" focuses on a States' obligation to devote...

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Article
8 December 2017

Commentary: Malawi: Education & leadership opportunities are key to promoting rights of women tea farmers

Author: Sarah Roberts, Ethical Tea Partnership, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Women's Rights: Bridging the Gap in Malawi", 6 Dec 2017...

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Article
16 November 2017

Mexico: End of the mission statement of Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples denounces mega projects & lack of consultation

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

“End of mission Satement by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her mission to Mexico,” 17 Nov 2017...

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2 November 2017
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Author: Centro de Colaboración Cívica (México)

"Historias y aprendizajes sobre el desarrollo de la energía eólica en México", 13 de Marzo de 2105...

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Article
22 October 2017

Singapore: UN expert says IMF loan policies undermine human rights & development goals

Author: AFP, The Business Times

"IMF policies undermine human rights: UN expert", 19 October 2017...

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Story
16 October 2017

EU: Roadmap of 10 areas for action to ensure private sector contributes to UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

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Article
10 October 2017

"Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders"

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders

The work of human rights defenders in the field of business and human rights is crucial to protecting the land and the environment, securing just and safe conditions of work, combating corruption, respecting indigenous...rights and achieving...

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Article
29 September 2017

Global businesses can achieve social impact, better reputation & increase brand loyalty by including refugees, says report

Author: Cindy Huang et al., Center for Global Development (CGD)

"Global Business and Refugee Crises: A Framework for Sustainable Engagement," September 2017...

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