Weekly Series – Corporate Respect for Human Rights #4: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

Excerpt from Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil Part II: Protect and Remedy: Implementing State duties under the UN Framework on Business and Human Rights The following is the second in a series of four reports exploring business and human rights issues in Uganda’s oil sector. This series is a collaboration between IPIS vsw and… Read More

Why businesses should assess human rights impacts from the outset of projects: #SOCO in #Virunga National Park, DRC – IPIS

IPIS Insights: Why businesses should assess human rights impacts from the outset of projects. SOCO International Oil Company in Virunga National Park, DRC SOCO International, a British oil company, is prospecting for oil in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park – a World Heritage Site. For the past year, their presence has been… Read More

Weekly Series – Corporate Respect for Human Rights #2: Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil

Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil Part One: Uganda’s oil sector and potential threats to human rights . . This paper is Part One of a four part series on business, human rights and oil in Uganda: Part OneUganda’s oil sector and potential threats to human rights Part TwoProtect and Remedy: Implementing State duties under… Read More