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Dec 4 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Measuring progress on human rights, and peace, in conflict affected areas

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This post was contributed by Andrea Iff, Head of Business and Peace, swisspeace.  Conflict-affected and high-risk areas are characterized by specific political, economic and social conditions. An area can be conflict-affected either because of a violent conflict that exists between language, … Continue reading

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Nov 11 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Monitoring Compliance with the UN Guiding Principles in Conflict Zones

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This post was contributed by Wendy Betts, Project Director at eyeWitness to Atrocities. The Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), in urging businesses to avoid causing or contributing to human rights violations and urging states to address business … Continue reading

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Jun 4 2014

Kathy Mulvey – The High Stakes of Corporate Human Rights Policies, Procedures and Performance in Conflict Settings

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This post was contributed by Kathy Mulvey, Executive Director of EIRIS Conflict Risk Network Amid growing awareness of business and human rights issues, attention on the materiality of conflict-related risks is also rising. EIRIS Conflict Risk Network’s recent focus on … Continue reading

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