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Germany Launches New, State-Approved Label For Environmentally Certified "Green Button" Textiles (Grüner Knopf)
On 9 September 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung – BMZ)...
Germany
23 Sep 2019
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Council Of Europe Publish Recommendations For The Regulation Of AI To Protect Human Rights
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has recently published recommendations for improving compliance with human rights regulations by parties developing, deploying or implementing artificial intelligence (AI).
UK
13 Jun 2019
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Joint Committee On Human Rights Launches Inquiry Into Article 8 And The Digital Revolution
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has launched an inquiry into the right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the "Digital Revolution".
UK
17 Dec 2018
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Sustainable Commodities: EU Conflict Minerals Regulation
The Regulation must first be formally adopted by the Council, and signed by the Presidency of the Council and the President of the European Parliament, before becoming legally binding.
European Union
29 Mar 2017
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The New Duty Of Vigilance Adopted In France Covers Much Broader Issues Than Anti-Bribery Compliance And Will Have Significant Extraterritorial Application
The new French law on the duty of vigilance imposes new obligations on companies to prevent human rights, health and environmental disasters with prohibitive fines in case of non-compliance...
France
15 Mar 2017
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Coalition Of Human Rights Organisations Call For Suspension Of Privacy Shield
The Coalition reiterated these arguments in its recent letter.
Worldwide
15 Mar 2017
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The Modern Slavery Act 2015: Effects On The Property Industry One Year On
Modern Slavery is broadly a term covering slavery, forced labour, servitude and human trafficking. It has been described as "the great human rights issue of our time" by Theresa May.
UK
19 Dec 2016
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Modern Slavery Business Reporting: Beyond Compliance
Modern slavery and human trafficking are two of the biggest human rights challenges of our time.
UK
6 Dec 2016
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Do Employers Have The Right To Read Employees' Private Emails?
A recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case (Barbulescu –v- Romania) has attracted much publicity in the UK press as giving employers the green light to read employees' private emails. Is that correct and does this case really change things?
UK
18 Jan 2016
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Government Publishes Guidance On The Reporting Obligation In The Modern Slavery Act
Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act (MSA) requires certain businesses to publish an annual statement explaining what steps they are taking to ensure there is no modern slavery within their own business and their supply chains.
UK
30 Oct 2015
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European Court Of Human Rights Finds Website Operators Responsible For User Comments
In the recent case of Delfi v Estonia [2015] (no. 64569/09), the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), which is part of the Council of Europe, introduced the principle that websites could be liable for comments posted by users.
European Union
10 Aug 2015
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The Modern Slavery Act: What You Need To Know
The Modern Slavery Act was passed in March 2015. Large businesses will be required to report annually on their efforts to ensure the business and its supply chains are free of slavery and human trafficking.
UK
22 Jul 2015
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Historic Resolution Passed To Foster Relationship Between UN Human Rights Council And Privacy Commissioners
An 'historic resolution' between the UN Human Rights Council and privacy commissioners passed earlier this year to strengthen links between the organisations on the right to privacy.
Worldwide
14 Jul 2015
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