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27 March 2020

EU: Upcoming conflict minerals regulation will not cover technology companies

Author: Sebastian Klovig Skelton, ComputerWeekly.com

"Upcoming conflit minerals regulation does not cover major technology companies", 9 March 2020....

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26 March 2020

Thailand & Myanmar: Human Rights Impact Assessment from the perspective of a European tour operator

Author: Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism

The final report on the conducted social value chain assessment in Thailand and Myanmar 2019 is online now. ...

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24 March 2020

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes toolkit on public procurement & human rights

Author: Daniel Morris, Danish Institute for Human Rights

“Driving change through public procurement: A toolkit on human rights for policy makers and public buyers," 28 February 2020...

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21 March 2020

Myanmar: Kayin State plans to survey retail & automotive businesses to protect & promote child workers' welfare

Author: Hein Myat Soe, Myanmar Times

"Kayin plans survey to protect child workers", 17 March 2020...

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17 March 2020

DRC: Glencore copper-cobalt mine allegedly linked to pollution, child labour and tax evasion; including past company responses

An Environmental Justice Atlas case study alleges that Glencore's subsidiary Kantaga Mining operates a copper-cobalt mine which has polluted local water sources, been linked to child labour, engaged in tax evasion and threatened human rights defenders....

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16 March 2020

DRC: Coltan extraction linked to child labour and sexual abuse despite recognition as 'conflict mineral'

Author: Esdras Tsongo, ABC News

"Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo mine for coltan and face abuse to supply smartphone industry", 29 February 2020....

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11 March 2020

So. Africa: Alleged human traffickers to get judgement on bail application

Author: The Citizen (South Africa)

‘Chinese human trafficking accused to hear bail fate in 2 weeks’ 4 March 2020...

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11 March 2020
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Arbeitsminister Heil und Entwicklungsminister Müller haben am 11. Dezember 2019 in einer Pressekonferenz angekündigt, Eckpunkte für ein Lieferkettengesetz zu erarbeiten. Hintergrund ist offenbar, dass laut Monitoring nur 20% der deutschen Unternehmen,...

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10 March 2020
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Author: Gestión (Perú)

Por ahora, solo el 45% de empresas cuenta con compromisos de derechos humanos – 6 de marzo de 2020...

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10 March 2020

Human rights activist 'forced to flee DRC' over child cobalt mining lawsuit

Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian

A Congolese human rights activist has said he was forced to flee the country with his family after being linked to a lawsuit accusing the world’s largest tech companies of being complicit in the deaths of children in cobalt mines in the Democratic...

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