Extractives

Draft Position Paper - Preventing Conflicts Over Land

Report, 18 September 2009

How businesses develop approaches that are sensitive to these issues and comply with laws, and how governments act as neutral and impartial regulators, will determine how fundamental rights are protected in the long run. The issue can no longer be ignored.

The Institute for Human Rights and Business has published some early thinking on these issues in a new draft working paper.

IHRB invites experts from all sectors to join us in developing a shared framework on this important issue that respects human rights.

Latest IHRB Publications

Rights and Wrongs - Where Does the Buck Stop?

Last week, Bank of America announced that it would no longer lend to companies that run the controversial centres where the United States Government is detaining refugees and migrants who have entered the country without proper documentation  (such...

Shramik Sanjal - Findings from a Survey of Nepalese Migrant Workers

The third annual Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment took place this week in Bangkok, Thailand. Among the participants are a group of migrant workers from Nepal who work to assist fellow migrant workers, advocate for their rights, and ensure...

10 July 2019

Statement by Sharan Burrow to the Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

Dear friends,

The ITUC is interested in the work of the Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment and welcomes the continued focus on fair recruitment of migrant workers. Indeed, the gaps left by inadequate labour and migration regulation and...

09 July 2019