Linking development & human rights
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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...
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...
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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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...
Author: AFP, The Business Times
"IMF policies undermine human rights: UN expert", 19 October 2017...
EU: Roadmap of 10 areas for action to ensure private sector contributes to UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda
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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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...