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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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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19 September 2017

Mazars & Shift launch assurance guidance to help assess companies' human rights performance & reporting

Following several years of development, Mazars and Shift launch Assurance Guidance on human rights, intended to help internal auditors and external assurance providers assess companies’ human rights performance and reporting. [refers to Citigroup, H...

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17 September 2017

2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights launches blog series & draft programme now available

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15 September 2017

Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In...

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12 September 2017
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Author: Рабочая группа по вопросу о правах человека и транснациональных корпорациях и других предприятиях

"Доклад Рабочей группы по вопросу о правах человека и транснациональных корпорациях и других предприятиях", 18 июля 2017 года...

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8 September 2017
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Author: Grupo de Trabajo de la ONU sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Los derechos humanos y las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas", 18 julio 2017...

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8 September 2017
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Author: Groupe de travail de l'ONU sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme

« Rapport du Groupe de travail sur la question des droits  de l’homme et des sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises », 18 juillet 2017...

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8 September 2017

To be effective, remedies should integrate rights holders’ perspectives & expectations, says UN Working Group on business & human rights report

Author: UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights

"Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 18 Jul 2017...

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8 September 2017

UN Working Group convenes consultation re implications of business & human rights principles for state-business nexus

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"The State as an economic actor: the role of economic diplomacy tools to promote business respect of human rights. Open multi-stakeholder consultation convened by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights." Geneva, 15:00 - 18:00, 28 September...

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