LexisNexis Legal & Professional,
Business Insight Solutions and STOP THE TRAFFIK, December 2015
Three billion cups of tea are drunk each day; it's the world's second most popular drink after water. Yet tea workers are often targeted by human traffickers and coerced into forced labour, domestic servitude and in some cases the sex industry. This report looks at the tea industry in Kenya, Sri Lanka and India to highlight supply chain issues and working conditions, to contribute to the advancement of SDG target 8.7 to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking by 2025.
United Nations University, November 2015.
Contributing to SDGs 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this policy report explores collaboration opportunities between penal policy, public health, development and human rights in preparation to discuss at the 2016 United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem.
United Nations University, October 2015.
Contributing to SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this paper provides an introduction to the challenges of effective security intervention impact assessment.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional,
the International Bar Association with support from LexisNexis Legal & Professional, June 2015
LexisNexis Legal & Professional partnered with the International Bar Association to launch eyeWitness to Atrocities, an Android mobile phone app that allows users to report human rights atrocities. The free app enables citizens to contribute to bringing perpetrators to account for crimes against humanity and therefore contributes directly towards the advancement of SDG target 16.3 to promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.
The Business for the Rule of Law Framework (B4RoL) was launched by the UN GC in June 2015, building on the work started by LexisNexis Legal & Professional and the Atlantic Council in 2013. The B4RoL Framework is a call to action and guide for businesses around the world in taking proactive, voluntary actions to support the rule of law in everyday operations and relationships. Engaging business in the rule of law is critical to SDG 16.3 to promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and SDG 17 Partnerships for the goals.
To advance goal 16 the UNGC have developed a Business for the Rule of Law Framework. These reports document the consultations held around the world to inform this framework.
Elsevier, World Development, Volume 66, February 01, 2015
Serious questions remain about the ability of NGOs to meet long-term transformative goals in their work for development and social justice.
Linking to Goal 16, this report provides guidance on how to initiate and implement anti-corruption collective action initiatives while showcasing various examples from collective action projects worldwide.
This report seeks to advance the discussion on how the private sector can make positive contributions to peace in conflict-affected and high-risk areas around the world and, as a result, help to realise of Goal 16.
Journal of International Criminal Justice, 2015.
Contributing to SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this research brief explores the contribution of international criminal justice norms and institutions to the eradication of modern slavery.