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On 15 March 2006 the UN General Assembly voted to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights with the UN Human Rights Council

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22 May 2017
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En desarrollo de la presentación del informe oficial ante el Examen Periódico Universal del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU, la Ministra de Justicia dijo que en Ecuador no existen personas criminalizadas por la defensa de sus derechos colectivos...

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19 May 2017

Peru: Civil Society submits report to the UN Human Rights Council about extraterritorial obligations of Chinese companies

Author: Equidad

“The Peruvian State breaches its duty to protect the human rights of individuals and communities negatively impacted by Chinese mining investments in Peru”...

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16 May 2017

India’s Child Rights Record Scrutinised In UN Review—And It Doesn’t Come Out With Flying Colours

Author: Kumar Shailabh, Huffington Post

On 4 May, during India's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council, Bulgaria recommended to the government to introduce a child-rights-based approach in all its policies. This was a welcome move that turned the focus to child...

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5 May 2017
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Publicado en mayo, 2017 - Contenido: 1. Los desafíos de la globalización: reflexiones sobre la responsabilidad empresarial en materia de derechos humanos…Humberto Cantú Rivera (Universidad de Monterrey, México [editor y compilador]. ...

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3 May 2017
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Author: CIDSE

“Los Derechos Humanos en las políticas de comercio e inversión: el potencial de un tratado de la ONU sobre las empresas transnacionales y otras empresa. Recomendaciones de CIDSE – abril 2017...

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11 April 2017
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Author: Organização Internacional do Trabalho

"OIT revisa sua histórica Declaração sobre Empresas Multinacionais-Seguridade social, trabalho forçado e transição da economia informal para a formal foram reforçados na nova versão do instrumento, que promove a contribuição das empresas...

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24 March 2017

Human Rights Council renews mandate of Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders; affirms defenders must be protected by state & non-state actors

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights

"HRC34 | Council unites to stand with human rights defenders", 23 Mar 2017...

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15 March 2017

Commentary: Companies are protected by human rights law, but enjoy impunity for human rights abuses, say academics

Author: David Whyte, Stefanie Khoury, The Conversation (UK)

"How human rights law has been used to guarantee corporations a ‘right to profit’", 15 March 2017...

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15 March 2017

Commentary: UN talks on proposed business & human rights treaty progressing, says NGO

Author: Friends of the Earth International

"UN Treaty on transnational corporations and human rights progressing", 13 Mar 2017...

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14 March 2017
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Suite à la décision des autorités camerounaises de fermer internet dans les régions anglophones du pays, Access Now et des ONG locales ont saisi d'une lettre les entreprises de télécommunications pour leur demander de rétablir l'accès à internet. Nous...

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