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21 September 2017

Direct obligation of transnatl. corporations & accountability of multi-stakeholder companies should be included in scope of proposed binding treaty, says HOMA

Author: HOMA - Human Rights and Business Centre

"New elements for the UN Business and Human Rights Treaty", 5 Jul 2017...

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18 September 2017
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Author: Treaty Alliance

Seit Juni 2014 arbeitet eine Arbeitsgruppe des UN-Menschenrechtsrats an einem verbindlichen UN-Abkommen, mit dem die Staatengemeinschaft die Aktivitäten von Unternehmen mit Blick auf die Achtung der Menschenrechte regulieren soll. Das Abkommen (UN...

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11 September 2017

“Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights”: New book with draft provisions coming up in October

Author: Surya Deva, City University, Hong Kong & David Bilchitz, University of Johannesburg, South Africa (eds.)

"Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights: Context and Contours", Oct 2017...

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6 September 2017

Treaty on business & human rights could improve access to remedy for victims, says new report

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31 August 2017

Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights. Third session, 23-27 October 2017, Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room XX

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is happy to announce that the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to...

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25 August 2017

Call for proposals for side events for 3rd session of UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed business & human rights treaty (by 9 Oct)

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

[OHCHR is inviting] entities entitled to attend and participate in the public meetings of the OEIGWG [open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights] [to] make...

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11 August 2017

Women’s organizations call on proposed binding treaty to integrate gender perspective

Author: Asia Pacific Forum on Women Law and Development (APWLD), FIAN International, Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER) & others

"Key suggestions for inclusion in the Draft Elements of the international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 8 Aug 2017...

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24 July 2017

Summary report on elements of diplomatically viable treaty on business & human rights

Author: University of Notre Dame London Gateway (event co-organised by Univ. of Notre Dame, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, British Institute of Intl. and Comparative Law, & Univ. of Essex)

"Expert round table on elements of a possible binding international instrument on business and human rights - Summary report", 11 Jul 2017...

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6 July 2017
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Author: Alianza del Tratado

“Llamado a firmar la declaración de la Alianza del Tratado”...

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6 July 2017
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Author: Thomas Gebauer, Frankfurter Rundschau

"Selbstverpflichtungen reichen nicht", 6 July 2017...

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