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Office of the Director General | International ...

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The Office of the Director General manages the Organization and has overall responsibility for the formulation of coherent policies and oversight of activities to ensure compliance with strategic priorities. The Office comprises those units and functions that report directly to the Director General and provide advisory services and/or direct support to the whole Organization.Read more

Senate Blue Ribbon Committee - Wikipedia

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Beijing, China, April 20, 2020. AIIB Approves USD170-M Loan to Improve Bangladesh Sanitation Infrastructure. About 1.5 million residents in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka will benefit from improved sanitation services following the approval by the Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) of a USD170-million loan.Read more

World Bank Group Appoints Sandie Okoro Senior Vice ...

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WASHINGTON, November 8, 2016 — World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced the appointment of Sandie Okoro as World Bank Group Senior Vice President and General Counsel. "Sandie Okoro is a highly regarded thought leader with a strong track record of developing new legal approaches in the field of international finance," said Kim .Read more

Time to Unleash the Power of the U.S National Contact …

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Unleashing the Potential of the U.S. National Contact Point. In separate submissions of commentary to the peer review process, Accountability Counsel, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), and the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) highlighted a number of key areas where the U.S. NCP can be strengthened.Read more

General Counsel 2017, London | The Economist Events

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General Counsel 2017 will be held on Thursday, November 2nd 2017 at Jumeirah Carlton Tower.. The Economist Events' General Counsel is a top-level event that sets out to find compelling solutions to meet changing expectations, and respond to mounting demands and emerging responsibilities experienced by in-house legal specialists.Read more

Myanmar Publications : Security Council Report

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Myanmar publications : Security Council Report. In August, the Council is expected to hold a public meeting on the situation in Myanmar, one year after the 25 August 2017 attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army on security posts and the violent reaction by the Myanmar military forces that led to over 750,000 persons fleeing to Bangladesh.Read more

Progressive Voice » Resources

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Progressive Voice is a participatory rights-based policy research and advocacy organization rooted in civil society, that maintains strong networks and relationships with grassroots organizations and community-based organizations throughout Myanmar.Read more

South Asia - Wikipedia

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South Asia or Southern Asia, is the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate, which rises above sea level as northern parts of India south of the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush.South Asia is bounded on the south by the Indian Ocean ...Read more

OUTSOURCING DEVELOPMENT

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ter, Accountability Counsel, Urgewald, and 11.11.11 will release a series of articles detailing these findings. The series will look at where the IFC's money ends up, what is – or isn't – being done to ensure that these invest-ments alleviate poverty and do no harm, and how financial-sector lending has actually impacted people on the ...Read more

Home - AIIB

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Beijing, China, May 22, 2020. AIIB Approves EUR91.34 Million COVID-19 Emergency Assistance to Georgia. READ MORE. Beijing, China, May 21, 2020. AIIB Approves USD250 Million Loan to Bangladesh for COVID-19 ResponseRead more

1971 Bangladesh genocide - Wikipedia

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PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE CASE OF SHEIKH HASINA Statement by Dr. Payam Akhavan International Counsel to Sheikh Hasina London, August 6th, 2007 Courtesy of: Suchinta It is my privilege and honour to speak today on behalf of Sheikh Hasina.Read more

Security Council | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sven Jürgenson (Estonia): Read more. 13 May 2020. SC/14184. ... In Bangladesh, the United Nations and partners ...Read more

Senate Blue Ribbon Committee - Wikipedia

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The Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations of the Senate of the Philippines, or more popularly known as the Blue Ribbon Committee, is the Senate committee tasked to investigate alleged wrongdoings of the government, its officials, and its attached agencies, including government owned and controlled corporations, in aid of legislation, that is, the primary ...Read more

PROBONO & PIL – THE COUNSEL OF LAW

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THE COUNSEL OF LAW has initiated a number of land mark pro bono litigations, popularly known in Bangladesh as Public Interest Litigations, leading to enactment of appropriate Statute, heightened public awareness and increased accountability of the State.Read more

"Kneecapping" and Maiming of Detainees by Bangladesh ...

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"Kneecapping" and Maiming of Detainees by Bangladesh Security Forces Mahbub Kabir, a marketing officer at a pro-Jamaat daily newspaper, was reportedly stopped by police on his way to work and ...Read more

Bangladesh | Freedom House

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The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) declared a boycott of parliament following the December 2018 election, but in April four of the six BNP members who won seats decided to take the oath of office. Meanwhile, BNP leader Khaleda Zia remained in prison, having been convicted of corruption charges ahead of the 2018 polls.Read more

Corruption Perception Index - Transparency.org

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The CPI scores and ranks countries/territories based on how corrupt a country's public sector is perceived to be by experts and business executives. It is a composite index, a combination of 13 surveys and assessments of corruption, collected by a variety of reputable institutions. The CPI is the ...Read more

Home | Cambridge University Press

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University-level academic research outputs and professional development. Raymond Murphy's English Grammar in Use is the world's best-selling grammar reference and practice book for learners of English. We publish over 380 peer reviewed journals with more than 1.7 million articles, all available ...Read more

Bangladesh - United States Department of State

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The Asian Human Rights Commission alleged that the Bangladesh government orchestrated Khan's detention and deportation from Malaysia to Bangladesh. The government prevented war crimes suspects from the 1971 independence war from leaving the country. The country's passports are invalid for travel to Israel, according to Bangladesh policy.Read more

Homepage | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Some of the most critical topics to ensure that companies respect and promote human rights throughout their operations. Pacific Region & Human Rights. Under reported business and human rights issues, allegations of abuse and local voices. Mandatory Due Diligence. News & thought leadership on momentum towards due diligence laws.Read more

Bangladesh | Freedom House

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A law requiring rape victims to file police reports and obtain medical certificates within 24 hours of the crime in order to press charges prevents most cases from reaching the courts. Giving or receiving dowry is a criminal offense, but coercive requests remain a problem; Odhikar reported 142 cases of dowry-related violence against women in 2018.Read more

Global Magnitsky Sanctions - U.S. Department of the …

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13818 Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption (Effective Date - December 21, 2017) Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act 22 U.S.C. §§2656 - Public Law 114-328. International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), 50 U.S.C. §§ 1701-1706. Code of Federal Regulations.Read more

Indian tea workers' conditions remain very poor - BBC …

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11/12/2016· Very little has changed since then, says Anirudha Nagar, of Accountability Counsel, an organisation supporting the APPL workers. "With housing tied to …Read more

What the Prothom Alo case tells us about Press Freedom ...

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Days ago, the editor of the leading Bangla daily Prothom Alo and a few of his colleagues were forced to secure higher judiciary intervention that ordered law enforcers not to harass or arrest them ...Read more

China Moves Toward Accountability for Overseas …

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To complete China's shift toward accountability for overseas investments transparency, information sharing and consultation are key. This will require a changed approach from what civil society ...Read more

cleverbridge to Present at Corporate Counsel Exchange ...

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cleverbridge General Counsel Dr. Timm Neu to share insights on "Strategic Legal Solutions in the Connected World of IoT and Industry 4.0" cleverbridge, a provider of global ecommerce, billing and payment solutions, announces cleverbridge General Counsel Dr. Timm Neu will present at the Corporate Counsel Exchange to be held October 12-13, 2017 at the Leonardo […]Read more

Home - Australian Press Council

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The Australian Press Council was established in 1976 and is responsible for promoting good standards of media practice, community access to information of public interest, and freedom of expression through the media. The Press Council is also the principal body with responsibility for responding to complaints about Australian newspapers ...Read more

UN Security Council: Refer Burma to the ICC | Human …

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11/3/2017· The United Nations Security Council should refer Burma to the International Criminal Court (ICC) because of Burma's failure to investigate mass atrocities against ethnic RohingyaRead more