UN Working Group on business & human rights

The UN Working Group on business & human rights was established by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011 for a 3-year term that continues to be renewed.  Full details of its mandate, commentaries on its work, and other materials are on our dedicated portal.

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19 February 2018
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Author: La Jornada (México)

“Expertos de ONU abogan contra deportación de defensora de migrantes en EU”, 14 de febrero de 2018...

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16 February 2018

Call for inputs: UNWG report re ensuring respect for human rights in the context of “economic diplomacy” & investment/trade promotion

As part of its ongoing focus on the need for States to safeguard human rights in the context of their roles as economic actors, the Working Group is examining the leverage of States to promote corporate respect for human rights through their trade and...

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22 January 2018
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Author: NVI Noticias (México)

“Preocupa permiso a eólica sin consulta previa en Unión Hidalgo”, Oaxaca 15 de enero de 2018...

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19 December 2017
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Author: Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

"Con miras a fortalecer las medidas de remediación, concluye Tercera Consulta Regional sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos", 15 de diciembre de 2017Concluyó...[el 14 de diciembre]...en Santiago de Chile la tercera versión de la Consulta Regional para...

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19 December 2017
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Author: Procuradoria Federal dos Direitos do Cidadão - PFDC/Ministério Público Federal (Brazil)

"PFDC participa da 3ª Consulta Regional para América Latina e Caribe sobre Princípios Orientadores da ONU", 18 de Dezembro de 2017O desenvolvimento e a implementação de mecanismos para uma conduta empresarial responsável e que assegure o respeito aos...

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19 December 2017
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11 December 2017

Following abuses in Guatemala, Canadian NGOs propose a national human rights ombudsperson to oversee the mining sector

Author: National Observer (Canada)

“Raids, incarceration and decimated Indigenous land stains Canada's reputation in Guatemala”, 6 of December 2017...

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29 November 2017
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Author: Compromiso Empresarial (España)

“Los mecanismos de reparación centran el VI Foro de la ONU sobre empresas y DDHH”, 29 de noviembre de 2017...

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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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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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