UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

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17 November 2017

New brief calls on EU to adopt mandatory corporate human rights due diligence legislation

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

"The EU competence and duty to regulate corporate responsibility to respect Human Rights through mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence", November 2017...

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15 November 2017

Tanzania releases its national baseliness assessment on business & human rights, a critical step towards developing a NAP

“National Baseline Assessment of Current Implementation of Business and Human Rights Frameworks in the United Republic of Tanzania”...

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Article
12 November 2017

Commentary: Do local grievance mechanisms work?

Author: Roper Cleland, ICMM, Business and Human Rights Journal

Operational level grievance mechanisms are part of the UN General Principles’ access to remedy pillar, yet their role has been called into question by some sectors of civil society. Ownership of grievance mechanisms by companies has raised questions...

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12 November 2017

Commentary: Reclaiming access to remedy & the law as an agent of change

Author: Gabriela Quijano, Amnesty International & Elodie Aba, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Reclaiming the forgotten pillar and the law as an agent of change," 7 November 2017...

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Article
11 November 2017

Liberia: EPO releases executive summary of the findings of the company's Human Rights Impact Assessment

Author: Anna Triponel, Triponel Consulting Ltd. (New York) on behalf of EPO

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Story
9 November 2017

FIFA’s Human Rights Advisory Board publishes its first report

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8 November 2017
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Author: Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (México)

“Solicita Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos a los gobiernos de la Ciudad de México, Chiapas, Edomex, Guerrero, Morelos, Oaxaca y Puebla implementar medidas cautelares en la etapa de reconstrucción, crear mecanismos de transparencia y rendición de...

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Article
8 November 2017

Project on International Arbitration will draft international business and human rights arbitration rules

Author: The Hague Institute for Global Justice

" Business and Human Rights International Arbitration Project launched ", 7 Nov 2017...

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NGO rejoinder
8 November 2017

Re: Resolution on the Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

Author: Access Now; Center for Constitutional Rights; Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO); CORE; Corporate Accountability Lab; FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights); International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR); Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER)

...The undersigned organizations represent national and international civil society organizations specializing in business and human rights. We write concerning the Resolution…request[ing] the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights…to...

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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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