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8 November 2017

IGWG 3rd Session - Notes recorded by civil society organisations involved in the Treaty Alliance

Author: Treaty Alliance

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6 November 2017

“Avanzando hacia tratado vinculante de empresas transnacionales y derechos humanos”

Author: Fundeps

25 de octubre de 2017...

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2 November 2017

UN Treaty negotiations: A chance for the EU to champion human rights

Author: Anne Van Schaick, Friends of the Earth Euope, in Euractiv

This week more than 200 representatives of global civil society, including victims of human rights abuses by corporations, joined the third session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group at the United Nations in Geneva on transnational...

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2 November 2017

UN treaty process on business and human rights moving into a new phase

Author: ECCJ & SOMO

The third session of the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group...concluded last Friday, 27 October....

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1 November 2017

The treaty on transnational corporations and human rights enters “negotiation mode”

Author: Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity (Global Campaign)

The Global Campaign welcomes the end of a successful week of intense work moving towards decisive negotiations on a binding treaty on transnational corporations (TNCs) and human rights, despite challenges from the EU with support from the US....

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31 October 2017

Draft report on the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Author: Guillaume Long, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Please submit any factual corrections or clarifications by COB on Monday 13 November 2017. Note that typos etc. will also be corrected and the report will be edited to meet the word limit of 10,700....

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31 October 2017
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

Le devoir de vigilance impose aux entreprises de contrôler le respect des droits humains tout au long de leur chaîne d'approvisionnement. Intégré depuis le début des années 2 000 dans les textes internationaux destinés aux multinationales mais non...

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30 October 2017
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Author: ActionAid-Peuples Solidaires, Aitec, Amis de la Terre France, Attac, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, CGT, Collectif éthique sur l'étiquette, France Amérique Latine & Sherpa

Nos organisations  se réjouissent  que les négociations en vue de l'élaboration d'un instrument juridiquement contraignant sur les entreprises multinationales et les droits de l'Homme puissent se poursuivre au sein du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de...

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27 October 2017

IGWG 3 - Daily Updates - Friday 27 October 2017

Author: ESCR-Net

The Corporate Accountability Working Group of ESCR-Net (CAWG) participated in the final day of discussions towards the proposed treaty. The majority of the morning was devoted to a session on ‘The voices of the victims'......

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27 October 2017

UN Treaty Negotiations Day 4: Lively discussions set strong basis for future negotiations, States and EU must remain engaged

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)

On its fourth day of its third session, the Intergovernmental Working Group…in-depth and complex substantive topics. Jurisdictional barriers, international judicial cooperation and mechanisms to monitor and implement the international Treaty provided...

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