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Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: 50 million people worldwide in modern slavery

According to the latest data from the Global Estimates of Modern Slavery produced by ILO, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration, forced labor and forced marriage have increased ...

Last update 18 Oct 2022
A group of hands in the air, one of those is holding a bill. In the background there is the writing "Business and Human rights".
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OHCHR: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Environment presented recommendations regarding due diligence and businesses

David Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Environment, presented a plan that seeks to reduce the violation of human and environmental rights carried on by business activities. This ...

Last update 28 Jul 2022
Workers are seen during a tour at the construction site of the Al Bayt Stadium and the workers accommodation on January 9, 2017 in Doha, Qatar.
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Amnesty International to FIFA: Time to compensate migrant workers in Qatar.

Recently, Amnesty International readdressed the issue of abuse of migrant workers’ rights in Qatar, the host of 2022 men’s football World Cup. Migrant workers make up more than 90% of ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights 2021 Annual Report

The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) has published its annual report “Enforcing human rights through legal means ECCHR” on its accomplishments in the field of ...

Last update 11 May 2022
GCHR: MOOC on Business and Human Rights
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Global Campus of Human Rights: MOOC on Business and Human Rights

The Global Campus of Human Rights organises the 2022 edition of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Business and Human rights that will take place from 23 May to 26 June ...

Last update 11 May 2022
EU Flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels.
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EU Commission proposes a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

The EU Commission adopted the long-awaited draft proposal for a new Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. The Directive imposes on EU companies a due diligence duty to 'take all ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
Motorola radar detectors, Bracha Settlement, Apr 2011, Photographed by Dror
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The Business behind Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT): a Case Study of the Surveillance Industry

Laura Caramignoli holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This in Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis, discussed in ...

Last update 25 Jan 2022
The picture shows the components of the UN working group on business and human rights
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Italy: UN Working Group to assess impact of business operations on human rights and the environment

From 27 September to 6 October, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights will undertake its first official country visit to Italy to assess Italian efforts to identify, prevent and address ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the March 2021 issue is out

The first issue of 2021 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has been released (PHRG 5(1), March 2021). The issue ...

Last update 1 Apr 2021