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Former UN High Commissioner Prince Zeid Opens IHRB’s 2018 Circle of Innovators Dialogue

Political events, social movements, technological innovations, and rapid economic growth and crises can undermine or uphold human rights, affecting the dignity and the lives and work of billions of people. The effects can sometimes be swift and global. Yet, those in the business and human rights...more

15 November 2018

Mobile Network Shutdowns Declared Illegal in Pakistan

In a major victory for freedom of expression, the High Court in Islamabad, Pakistan, has found that mobile network shutdowns as carried out by the Pakistani government are illegal.  The Court found that such shutdowns are contrary to the provisions of Section 54 of the Pakistan Telecommunication...more

26 February 2018

New course on Business and Human Rights in Norway - Rafto, IHRB, University of Bergen

The University of Bergen, in partnership with Rafto and IHRB, is offering a new masters course in Business and Human Rights this autumn in Norway. The course has been developed with the Department of Comparative Politics at the University, and is suitable for anyone working or interested in the...more

07 August 2017

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Sporting Chance Forum 2018

The third annual Sporting Chance Forum brings together 300+ high-level delegates from a broad range...

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12 December 2018

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