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23 February 2017

Respecting Human Rights in Conflict Regions: How to Avoid the ‘Conflict Spiral’

Author: Andreas GRAF and Andrea IFF, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

This article introduces a novel way in which human rights due diligence can be ‘enhanced’ to respond to business and human rights challenges specific to conflict affected areas. It makes two key arguments. First, it claims that a crucial and often...

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15 February 2017

Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...

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13 February 2017
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10 February 2017

Analysis of civic space violations cannot be divorced from economic models and rules which benefit few influential people and co.s, says CIVICUS

Author: Cathal Gilbert, CIVICUS, for Open Government Partnership blog

"OGP must protect space for people power - Before it is too late", 3 Feb 2017...

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26 January 2017

Human Rights Risk Assessment: Equatorial Palm Oil’s Palm Bay Plantation

Author: NomoGaia

“Human Right Risk Assessment: Equatorial Palm Oil’s Palm Bay Plantation”, October 2016...

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6 January 2017

Over 1000 human rights defenders killed or harassed in 2016 – new report urges advocates to engage companies more effectively

Author: Front Line Defenders

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2016", 3 Jan 2017...

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19 December 2016

Release of US National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

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15 December 2016
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Author: PeaceLab 2016: Isabel Ebert, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, & Dr. Maximilian Spohr, Menschenrechtsreferent der Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung

Wirtschaftsunternehmen können in Krisenregionen ihren politischen Einfluss dazu nutzen, demokratische und rechtsstaatliche Strukturen zu fördern. Die neuen Leitlinien können einen Anstoß dazu geben, Unternehmen eine deutlich größere Rolle in der...

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12 December 2016

Liberia: NGOs say rights advocates working with communities against abuses by Golden Veroleum under threat; appeal for action

Author: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, (Switzerland)

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Liberia...The Observatory has been informed by...

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9 December 2016
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Author: Greenpeace

« Une victoire pour les forêts africaines : la Socfin s’engage enfin sur le Zéro Déforestation », 8 décembre 2016...

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