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Vinci: agreement signed over workers’ rights in Qatar

This agreement is the first of its kind  On 21 November Vinci and the Qatari company Qatari Diar VINCI Construction (QDVC), signed an agreement with the global federation, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), that covers human rights at work, accommodation, and issues related to migrant workers’ fair recruitment and employment rights. It applies to all workers employed by QDVC in Qatar and includes due diligence with sub-contractors.

Through . Published on 21 November 2017 à 11h49 - Update on 21 November 2017 à 14h14

On 21 November Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO, was present in Geneva during the signing of the agreement by BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson, VINCI Human Resources Director, Franck Mougin, and Qatari Diar VINCI Construction (QDVC) CEO, Philippe Tavernier. QDVC is a Qatari shareholding company with two shareholders: 51% to the Qatari Diar Real Estate Investments (established in 2005 by the Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar) and 47% to VINCI Construction Grands Projects.…

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