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2 April 2020
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Author: Diálogo de derechos humanos

“El importante rol de las empresas en situaciones de crisis sanitaria: una rápida aproximación hacia un Plan de Prevención Corporativo” – 1 de abril de 2020...

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30 March 2020

Somalia: Businesses fuelling insecurity by funding terrorism & promoting ethnic discrimination, claims columnist

Author: Osman Aidarus, MENAFN (Jordan)

"Chaos Profiteers: How Somalia's Business People are it's Main Nemesis?"...

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26 March 2020

UK: New report recommends introducing law on corporate duty to prevent human rights harm

Author: Robert McCorquodale, Cambridge Core blog (U.K.)

"Coporate Durty to Prevent Human Rights Impacts – A Way Forward for UK Legislation?," 12 March 2020...

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25 March 2020
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Am 10. September 2019 startete ein zivilgesellschaftliches Bündnis aus Menschenrechts-, Entwicklungs- und Umweltorganisationen, Gewerkschaften und Kirchen die Initiative Lieferkettengesetz.de in Deutschland. Die Initiative fordert einen gesetzlichen...

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24 March 2020

So. Africa: New regulation to control prices and distribution of goods during the Covid-19 crisis

Author: Fin24 (South Africa)

‘Govt announces emergency price controls for toilet paper, masks and other goods’ 19 March 2020...

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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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23 March 2020

Chinese Responsible Investment Overseas Newsletter Issue 9 - Impacts of COVID-19 outbreak on overseas workers

To provide more up-to-date information for practitioners and researchers in this field, we slightly upgrade the contents with lead story and practical resources in the past quarter, and guest blogs that present cutting edge issues and in-depth analysis...

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18 March 2020

India: Municipal workers protest govt. efforts to monitor efficiency using GPS watches

Author: Anuradha Nagara, Scroll.in

...As India pushes ahead with its plan to turn 100 urban centres into smart cities, local governments are using technology like GPS watches to provide data they can use to improve efficiency and tighten budgets....

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13 March 2020

New Inter-American Commission on Human Rights report supports inter-americanisation of business & human rights

Author: Salvador Herencia-Carrasco, University of Ottawa, on Rights As Usual

"Report of the IACHR on Business and Human Rights: towards the Inter-Americanization of Business and Human Rights", 24 Feb 2020 ...

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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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