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25 March 2017

Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil & Gas calls for access to information on mining contracts to ensure resource-rich communities benefit

Author: Macharia Kamau, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Make deals with mining firms public, Kenyan Government told”...

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25 March 2017

Kenya Pipeline admit liability for oil spill leading to health complications & loss of livelihood

“Village awaits Sh300m payout for oil spill that killed life on its farms”...

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25 March 2017

Kenya: Rape victim sues Nairobi Hospital for misplacing specimen leading to acquittal of suspect

Author: Kamau Muthoni, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Rape victim sues a Nairobi hospital for missing test results”...

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24 March 2017

Brazil: Legacy of empty venues & athletes who lost funding, health insurance and salary after Rio Olympics 2016

Author: Wyre Davies, BBC

“Rio Olympics 2016: Should Brazil have done better with Olympic legacy?”, 20 March 2017...

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24 March 2017

France: Constitutional Council reaches favourable decision on corporate duty of vigilance law

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

"Last hurdle overcome for landmark legislation: French Corporate duty of vigilance law gets green light from Constitutional Council", 24 March 2017...

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24 March 2017

French duty of care: the Constitutional Court approves the major parts of the law

Author: Sherpa

Yesterday, the constitutional court published its decision following the referral by the French members of Parliament of the law which instituted a duty of care for transnational corporations. The council deemed that the the major parts of the text...

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24 March 2017

UN Working Group on business & human rights recommends for G20 to call on govts. & businesses to implement UN Guiding Principles

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"To the members of the G20 Employment Working Group", 24. Mar 2017...

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23 March 2017

Analysis: 3 ways EU conflict minerals rule differs from US approach

Author: Nate Lankford, Richard A. Mojica & Quinnie Lin (Miller & Chevalier); Sue Millar & Jo Jones (Stephenson Harwood), on Law260

"3 Ways EU Conflict Minerals Rule Differs From US Approach", 20 Mar 2017...

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23 March 2017

Civil society recommendations to G20 highlight transparency & responsible business conduct

Author: Civil 20

"Civil Society Recommendations to the G20"...

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23 March 2017

Commentary: Lessons from UK, US regulations for Australian efforts to tackle modern slavery

Author: Jeffrey Vogt, Solidarity Centre in Open Democracy (USA)

“Efforts to clean up global supply chains so far come up short”, 22 Mar 2017...

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