Arvind Ganesan has been at Human Rights Watch since 1995. He is the Director of the Business and Human Rights Program for the organization and is involved in research, advocacy, and policy development for the organization on issues involving business and human rights with a primary focus on the energy industry. He has authored and co-authored three books for the organization, The Small Hands of Slavery: Bonded Child Labor in India and Police Abuse and Killings of Street Children in India, and most recently The Enron Corporation: Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations. He has also contributed to a short report titled, "Colombia: Human Rights Concerns Raised by the Security Arrangements of Transnational Energy Companies" as well as numerous articles and other publications on the issues of business and human rights. He has worked with governments, companies, multilateral organizations on numerous issues involving business and human rights.
In the last year, his focus has been on energy development in Angola and has published short reports on an agreement between the International Monetary Fund and the government of Angola on its use of oil revenues. In January, he published the report Some Transparency, No Accountability: The Use of Oil Revenue in Angola.
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