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Shaping Policy | Advancing Practice | Strengthening Accountability
Shaping Policy | Advancing Practice | Strengthening Accountability

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"Worker-paid recruitment fees are red flag for business, requiring enhanced due diligence to prevent & remedy what slips through. In 2018, Gov's must show leadership, establishing targeted legislation & enforcement mechanisms" 1 of IHRB's #Top10 #bizhumanrights issues for 2018 👉 https://www.ihrb.org/library/top-10/top-ten-issues-in-2018 http://ow.ly/i/BglCC http://ow.ly/i/BglE1
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"More targeted efforts to improve worker safety and strengthen participation in resolving workplace problems must be a priority in 2018. The international community must raise the level of ambition to ensure workers are protected." One of IHRB's #Top10 #bizhumanrights for 2018 👉 https://www.ihrb.org/library/top-10/top-ten-issues-in-2018 http://ow.ly/i/BdSmY http://ow.ly/i/BdSos
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"More targeted efforts to improve worker safety and strengthen participation in resolving workplace problems must be a priority in 2018. The international community must raise the level of ambition to ensure workers are protected. #Top10 #bizhumanrights https://www.ihrb.org/library/top-10/top-ten-issues-in-2018
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It's #HumanRights Day! Every year IHRB marks it with the #Top10 #BizHumanRights Issues for the coming year. See what we expect for 2018 + podcasts with 10 experts on the issues ▶️ https://www.ihrb.org/library/top-10/top-ten-issues-in-2018
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Watch live stream of the #SportingChance Forum opening session in 10 minutes to learn how #HumanRights are central to realising the full power of #Sport and #MegaSportingEvents.

The #SportingChance Forum on 30th November & 1st December will highlight the human rights challenges associated with sport and mega-sporting events, as well as the work undertaken over the last two years to help implement more comprehensive, consistent, and inclusive approaches to managing them.

Opening keynotes from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, ILO Director General, and President of the International Olympic Committee.

Watch live: https://youtu.be/CvRlNM36x8U
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LIVESTREAM 9am CET Thursday: Hear from the UN High Commissioner for #HumanRights, #ILO Director-General, and #Olympics President opening the #SportingChance Forum on #SportandRights. Watch live! https://youtu.be/CvRlNM36x8U #bizhumanrights
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Kicking off the #SportingChance Forum this week: Film screening of The Workers Cup, Wednesday 6pm CET in Geneva. Hearing from the workers of the Qatar 2022 #WorldCup as they play in a tournament of their own. #sportandrights #bizhumanrights
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For those attending the UN Forum in Geneva, join us on 29 Nov for a screening of The Workers Cup, a doc following the #migrantworkers building Qatar's 2022 facilities competing in a tournament of their own. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-workers-cup-reception-film-screening-and-discussion-with-producer-tickets-35767720214 #megasportingevents
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New IHRB report and blog: Ahead of the UN Forum, hear more about #remedy in the context of #migrantworker recruitment fees - a major cause of #forcedlabour. https://www.ihrb.org/focus-areas/migrant-workers/remediating-worker-paid-recruitment-fees
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Tokyo 2020 opens consultation on planned grievance mechanism. Opportunity to shape the way #humanrights impacts within the #megasportingevent #supplychain are handled. Closes 4 Dec. https://www.ihrb.org/news-events/news-events/consultation-grievance-mechanism-tokyo-2020
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