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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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Pandemics, politics and principles: business and human rights in Southeast Asia in a time of crisis

  • Professor Andrew Rosser, Dr Kate Macdonald and Dr Ken M.P. Setiawan ,

It’s clear that full implementation of the UNGPs in Southeast Asia isn’t currently politically feasible.

Addressing modern slavery, Justine Nolan and Martijn Boersma

  • Dr Harpreet Kaur,

Important insights into the complexities that perpetuate slavery in a contemporary context.

Business-related human rights violations continue unabated in Indonesia without implementation of the UNGPs

  • The Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM),

Business investment in Indonesia has grown dramatically in recent years, and business-related human rights violations have continued unabated.

Is ASEAN doing enough to address business and human rights?

  • Dr Randy Wirasta Nandyatama & Dr Muhammad Rum,

ASEAN has taken steps to improve human rights protections, but its silo mentality is hampering action on business and human rights.

Myanmar’s military: Its power over business and human rights and the UN’s Guiding Principles

  • Professor Catherine Renshaw,

The difficulties of implementing the UNGPs on business and human rights in a ‘pervasive culture of immunity’.