While the BHR in CEE&CA project, important part of which made the CEECA BHR Summer Academy 2022, has just came to an end, the publications, webinars and other materials developed over the past 1,5 year are still available for those interested in expanding their...
Report “Transparency, codes of ethics and relationship between NGOs and business” available now also in Polish and Russian
There is an increasing pressure on NGOs to diversify the sources of their funding and to take into account cooperation with the business sector. At the same time, it is expected of NGOs to remain independent, transparent and to operate in such a way that is consistent...
How (not) to do Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Case Studies
“How (not) to do Business & Human Rights in Central & Eastern Europe and Central Asia” – a collection of 15 case studies from 8 countries in the region (Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Poland and Ukraine) is now available...
The ILAW Network has undertaken a research series on telework in Europe and Central Asia. National reports examining the regulation of telework in Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine examine the impact of telework on a range of worker rights issues, including work hours and...
Despite many efforts being put in the recent years into the reform of the public procurement legislation both at the European and national level in Poland, the increase in the use of sustainable public procurement is disproportionally low.
This profile on Poland includes information on: collective and individual employment relations, health and well-being, pay, working time, skills and training, and equality and non-discrimination at work.
State Obligations to Regulate and Adjudicate Corporate Activities under the European Convention on Human Rights
This study examines State obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
There are places in Europe today where environmental human rights defenders are beaten, threatened, verbally abused, intimidated, or otherwise prevented from carrying out their legitimate activities in a safe and free manner.
Council of the Baltic Sea States Task Force against Trafficking in Human Beings, Strategic Plan 2020-2025
Human trafficking for labour exploitation has become increasingly prevalent in the Baltic Sea Region. In fact, in some member states like Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, labor exploitation is equally common or even more common than sexual exploitation.
Basic Analysis of the Current Situation in Poland Regarding Access to Remedy in Cases of Business-Related Abuse
The objective of this analysis is to present areas within which severe risks of human rights abuses exist in Poland in connection with the activities of business enterprises in order to determine the barriers of effective remedies within the meaning of the third pillar of the “United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights”, and to propose recommendations aimed at resolving identified legal problems.