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20 February 2017
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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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7 July 2016

Afghanistan: Global Witness report says mining of precious stone is fueling conflicts & Chinese companies are in position to end them

"…[M]ining of the precious stone is funding illegal armed groups and driving extremism and corruption in…[Afghanistan], a two-year investigation by Global Witness… has revealed. China – as the major end market for the stone – is in a strong position...

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10 May 2016

UAE: Abu Dhabi Dialogue convenes senior officials from Asia and the Gulf to discuss cooperation on labour mobility and recruitment

Author: Emirates 24/7

"UAE to host Abu Dhabi Dialogue meetings", 10 May 2016....

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29 March 2016

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Author: Lockheed Martin

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3 February 2016

Report calls for private military & security companies (PMSCs) to be banned from operating in conflict zones

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Report
20 October 2015

"Private Military and Security Companies: Industry-Led Self-Regulatory Initiatives versus State-Led Containment Strategies"

Author: Raymond Saner, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

PMSCs have played an important role in war making and related security activities, and will most likely play an even larger role in the coming years. This Working Paper discusses the tensions between the PMSC industry, their client governments and...

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16 October 2015

Proposed EU-US trade deal threatens UN Sustainable Development Goals, says Trade Justice Movement

“TTIPing Away the Ladder: How the EU-US trade deal could undermine the Sustainable Development Goals”, 1 Sep 2015...

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5 October 2015

China: Public consultation begins for the Chinese guidelines for mineral supply chain, comments before 31 October

   

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7 July 2015

Report analyses natural resource contracts as tools for managing respect for rights by mining sector

Author: Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften für Rohstoffe (BGR) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

...This study examines the different types of legal regimes governing mining projects in 18 countries around the world with a particular emphasis on the key provisions in mining contracts as well as in law where countries have adopted a licensing...

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