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Author: Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

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20 March 2017

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Author: Mohammed Osman, The Peninsula (Qatar)

"Workers urged to report rights abues", 6 March 2017...

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19 March 2017

UAE: Workers urged to report companies for withholding wages

Author: Nick Webster, The National (UAE)

"Unpaid workers urged to complain to UAE ministry before problems escalate", 12 March 2017...

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16 March 2017

Human Rights Watch issues recommendations to German Govt. & G20 on human rights in global supply chains

Author: Human Rights Watch

"G20: Recommendations to the German government on human rights in global supply chains", 16 Mar 2017...

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10 March 2017

Qatar: 2336 workers change employers with help of Ministry of Interior, National Human Rights Committee

Author: Qatar Tribune (Qatar)

"MOI's human rights department helps 2,336 change employers", 23 February 2017...

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6 March 2017

Kenya: Columnist claims sexual harassment of female workers common in flower farms, hopes Fairtrade certification will offer protection

Author: Nicola Kelly, BBC

"No bed of roses: The Kenyan flower pickers fighting sexual harassment"...

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23 February 2017

Corporate Readiness and the Human Rights Risks of Applying FPIC in the Global Mining Industry

Author: Deanna Kemp, John R. Owen (University of Queensland), Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

As indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their individual and collective rights, the topic of free prior and informed consent (FPIC) has been pushed to the forefront of debates about resource development…The relevance of FPIC to mining is...

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23 February 2017

Determining Criteria to Evaluate Outcomes of Businesses’ Provision of Remedy: Applying a Human Rights-Based Approach

Author: Benjamin THOMPSON, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (GPs) expect businesses to participate in operational-level, non-judicial mechanisms to address the grievances of communities affected by their activities. While there is guidance on operational...

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23 February 2017

Human Rights Impact Assessment of Business Activities: Key Criteria for Establishing a Meaningful Practice

Author: Nora GÖTZMAN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

This article considers the emerging practice of human rights impact assessment (HRIA) in the field of business and human rights. As HRIA is relatively new, current approaches vary considerably, indicating that there is a need for the business and...

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