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Commentary on the relationship between judicial and non-judicial remedy

Author: OECD Watch, Published on: 5 December 2017

"Judicial mechanisms are the backbone of the remedy system, non-judicial the fingertips", 4 December 2017

During the opening, “Introduction to Remedy” panel of the 6th annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, SOMO and OECD Watch’s Joseph Wilde-Ramsing got anatomical to describe the relationship between judicial remedy and non-judicial remedy.

...“If we think about the relationship between judicial remedy and non-judicial remedy, judicial mechanisms are like the spine, the backbone of the system that we cannot live without....“n contrast, non-judicial remedy can be imagined as the fingertips of the same system...However, without the backbone, the fingertips lose their feeling and become numb, ineffective appendages." 

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