Linking development & human rights

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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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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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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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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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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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26 September 2017

37 States endorse Call to Action to end forced labour, modern slavery & human trafficking at roundtable convened by UK Prime Minister

Author: U.K. Department for International Development

"A Call to Action to end forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking." 20 September 2017...

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20 September 2017

Roshni Rides wins $1 million prize for developing rickshaw-based shuttle network in refugee camps; aims to spread economic opportunity to Pakistani slum

Author: Ben Schiller, Fast Company

"This Rickshaw-Hailing Service for Refugee Camps Just Won a $1 Million Prize," 18 September 2017...

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15 September 2017

Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In...

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25 July 2017
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Author: رابطة التجارة الخارجية

الرعايا السوريون الذين يعملون في تركيا سلاسل التوريد...

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30 June 2017

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights releases statement on Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights released a statement on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, highlighting the role of business in pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Working Group emphasized the UN Guiding...

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