Standpunkte, Initiativen & Kommentare
Side-Event: Legally Binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights: European perspectives
CIDSE, FIAN International, FIDH, Franciscans International, Friends of the Earth Europe & International Commission of Jurists
Shaping the treaty on business and human rights: views from Asia and the Pacific
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), 11 May 2015
Side-Event: Legally Binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights: European perspectives
CIDSE, FIAN International, FIDH, Franciscans International, Friends of the Earth Europe & International Commission of Jurists, 19 Mar 2015
FIDH and ESCR-Net New Joint "Treaty Initiative"
FIDH & ESCR-Net, 30 Jan 2015
Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities
Salil Shetty, Amnesty International, in Guardian (UK), 21 Jan 2015
Step up action on corporate abuses, create binding treaty on TNCs
Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo, IBON International, 01 Dec 2014
Unity in Diversity: the advocates for the Guiding Principles and binding treaty can be complementary
Phil Bloomer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 3 Nov 2014
The False Promise of an International Business and Human Rights Treaty
Aaron Rhodes, Freedom Rights Project, World Post, 10 Jul 2014
Treaties & The UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights: The Way Forward
Caroline Rees (Shift) on CSRwire, 7 Jul 2014
Amnesty International position on the new UN process to elaborate a legally binding instrument on business and human rights
Amnesty International, 4 Jul 2014
Dispatches: A Treaty to End Corporate Abuses?
Arvind Ganesan, Human Rights Watch, Jul 2014
New Working Paper: Corporate Influence on the Business and Human Rights Agenda of the UN
Treaty Alliance, 18 Jun 2014
ICJ report - Business and Human Rights need international legally binding instruments
Treaty Alliance, 17 Jun 2014
Corporate Influence on the Business and Human Rights Agenda of the United Nations
Bischöfliches Hilfswerk MISEREOR, Brot für die Welt, Global Policy Forum, 1 Jun 2014
[PDF] Corporate Influence on the Business and Human Rights Agenda of the United Nations
Bischöfliches Hilfswerk Misereor, Jun 2014
[PDF] Needs and Options for a New International Instrument in the Field of Business and Human Rights
International Commission of Jurists, Jun 2014
NGOs call on UK Govt. to support resolution on treaty on business & human rights at June session of UN Human Rights Council
CORE Coalition, Deighton Pierce Glynn, Friends of the Earth, Indigenous Peoples Links, London Mining Network, Rights and Accountability in Development, Traidcraft, World Development Movement, 14 May 2014
Global Movement for a Binding Treaty
FIDH, 7 May 2014
India must support a UN treaty to regulate corporations
Gopal Krishna, ToxicsWatch Alliance, 5 May 2014
Treaty Alliance re-opens statement calling on govts. to develop treaty on business & human rights for signatures
Treaty Alliance (CETIM, Dismantle Corporate Power Campaign, ESCR-Net, FIAN, FIDH, Franciscans Intl., Friends of the Earth Intl., Transnational Institute), Apr 2014
Legal accountability of non-State actors for human rights violations abroad: March developments in Geneva
Lucy McKernan, Global Initiative on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 31 Mar 2014
Ruggie versus Ecuador: Will a human rights norm ever emerge regardless of Western support?
Koldo Casla, for Rights in Context, 9 Feb 2014
[PDF] High Level Discussion on advancing Business and Human Rights in the Human Rights Council
International Commission of Jurists, Parallel event, 20th session Human Rights Council, 21 Jun 2012
[PDF] Call for an international legally binding instrument on human rights, transnational corporations and other business enterprises
ESCR-Net, Food First Information and Action Network, International Federation for Human Rights & International Commission of Jurists, Nov 2013
Speech at UN Forum's Closing Plenary Session
Debbie Stothard, Intl. Federation for Human Rights & Altsean-Burma, 4 Dec 2013
Without Rules - A Failed Approach to Corporate Accountability
Christopher Albin-Lackey, Human Rights Watch, 2013, response to Christopher Albin-Lackey: Progress in Corporate Accountability, Prof. John Ruggie, Harvard Univ., former UN Special Representative on business & human rights, on Institute for Human Rights and Business, 4 Feb 2013
On 28 January 2014, Professor John Ruggie released an issues brief in response to Ecuador's proposal for a legally binding instrument, and subsequent updates:
Life in the Global Public Domain: Response to Commentaries on the UN Guiding Principles and the Proposed Treaty on Business and Human Rights, 23 Jan 2015
Quo Vadis? Unsolicited Advice to Business and Human Rights Treaty Sponsors, 9 Sep 2014
Regulating Multinationals: The UN Guiding Principles, Civil Society, and International Legalization, 30 Jul 2014
The Past as Prologue? A Moment of Truth for UN Business and Human Rights Treaty, 8 Jul 2014
International Legalization in Business and Human Rights, 11 Jun 2014
A UN Business and Human Rights Treaty Update, 1 May 2014
A UN Business and Human Rights Treaty? An Issues Brief by John G. Ruggie, 28 Jan 2014
Do Climate Negotiations Offer Lessons for UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights?
Scott Jerbi, Institute for Human Rights and Business, 19 Feb 2015
The Caravan toward Business Respect for Human Rights
Amol Mehra, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, 11 Feb 2015
A Business and Human Rights Treaty? More immediate actions would make a bigger difference
Salil Tripathi, Institute for Human Rights and Business, 26 Jun 2014
A Business and Human Rights Treaty? International legalisation as precision tools
John Ruggie (Harvard Univ., former UN Special Representative on business & human rights) for Institute for Human Rights and Business, 13 Jun 2014
A Business and Human Rights Treaty? We shouldn't be afraid to frighten the horses
Peter Frankental, Amnesty International UK, 10 Jun 2014
A Business and Human Rights Treaty? Why Activists Should be Worried
Mark Taylor, Fafo Institute for Applied Intl. Studies, 4 Jun 2014
A business and human rights treaty? Smart strategies are needed to close accountability gaps
John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business, 3 Jun 2014
Beyond the Guiding Principles? Examining new calls for a legally binding instrument on business and human rights
Peter Muchlinski, School of Oriental & African Studies, Institute for Human Rights and Business, 15 Oct 2013
Key issues in the debate on a binding business and human rights instrument
Shane Darcy, NUI GALWAY, on Business & Human Rights in Ireland, 13 Apr 2015
How multinational companies keep avoiding the threat of regulation
Flor González Correa, Aston Univ., on Conversation (UK), 17 Mar 2015
Notes on the Holy See and the treaty on business & human rights [Apuntes sobre la Santa Sede y el tratado de empresas y derechos humanos]
Victoria Camarero Suárez & Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, UJI de Castellón, Mar 2015
"It Isn't a State Problem": The Minas Conga Mine Controversy and the Need for Binding International Obligations on Corporate Actors
Cindy S. Woods, Georgetown University Law Center, 5 Mar 2015
The Moral and Legal Necessity for a Business and Human Rights Treaty
David Bilchitz, Univ. of Johannesburg, Feb 2015
Would a treaty be all it is made up to be?
Frédéric Mégret, McGill University, 4 Feb 2015
Of aims and means: More coordination and harmonization of efforts are critical to further progress on business and human rights
Josua Loots, Business & Human Rights Centre for Human Rights, Univ. of Pretoria, for Institute for Human Rights and Business, 29 Oct 2014
Corporate responsibility to respect human rights: Is the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights up to the task or is there a need for a Treaty on Business and Human rights?
Rashid Dumbuya, Univ. of Dundee, Oct 2014
The Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights at a Crossroads: The State, the Enterprise, and the Spectre of a Treaty to Bind them All
Larry Catá Backer, Pennsylvania State Univ. School of Law, 5 Jul 2014
[PDF] The effects of international business and human rights standards on investment trends and economic growth
Cassandra Melton, Jun 2014
[DOC] New inititative to end multinational companies impunity
Alejandro Teitelbaum, Transnational Institute, Jus Semper, 29 May 2014
[PDF] To Bind or Not to Bind
Bonita Meyersfeld, University of Witwatersrand, May 2014
Multilateral Agreement on Investment: Time to Awaken the Beast? – A contribution to the “Business and Human Rights Treaty” Debate
Nadia Bernaz, Middlesex University, Rights as Usual, 28 Feb 2014
See also UN Human Rights Council sessions for statements by governments
Transnational Misconduct Must End
Ricardo Patiño, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador, in Huffington Post, 24 Oct 2014
Business as usual on human rights?
Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint (India), 15 May 2015
Opportunity to comment draft observations by international business on the UN business and human rights treaty process
International Organisation of Employers, 2 May 2015
What's the point of a business and human rights treaty?
Richard Karmel, Mazars UK, 15 Jan 2015
The Business and Human Rights Treaty Debate: Is Now the Time?
Puvan J Selvanathan, 26 Nov 2014
IOE and Employer's Federation of Western Switzerland (FER) host high-level conference on Business & Human Rights in Geneva, International Organisation of Employers & Employer's Federation of Western Switzerland, 20 Nov 2014
A trend to watch: John Ruggie on a binding treaty on business and human rights
iPolitics (Canada), 6 Oct 2014
Allens law firm considers implications of binding treaty on business & human rights for companies
Rachel Nicolson, Dora Banyasz & Freya Dinshaw, Allens (Australia), 18 Aug 2014
Contentious Start For U.N. Process Toward Business And Human Rights Treaty
Carey L. Biron, MintPress News, 10 Jul 2014
Support a UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights
Advertisement by Global movement for a Binding Treaty on Financial Times, 18 Jun 2014
Support for UN treaty against abuses sought (Philippines)
BusinessWorld, 2 Jun 2014
U.N. Treaty on Corporate Rights Abuse Sees New Momentum
Independent European Daily Express, 7 May 2014
[PDF] Speech of Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility to Seminar on "Purpose of the Corporation" with focus on European corporate governance rules
European Parliament, Brussels, 11 Feb 2014
Human rights pressure on business
Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 30 Jan 2014
Towards a legally binding treaty on human rights and multinational companies?
Chris Esdaile, Leigh Day & Co., 5 Dec 2013
Stories and Komponenten mit diesem Schwerpunkt
Autor/in: National NGO Roundtable on Business and Human Rights
"Contribution Of Environmental, Social, Development And Human Rights Non-Governmental Organizations Of Colombia To The Intergovernmental Working Group On Transnational Corporations And Other Business Enterprises In Regard To Human Rights", Feb 2020...
Europäischer Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss unterstützt geplantes UN-Abkommen zu Wirtschaft und Menschenrechten
Autor/in: Europäischer Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss
"Ein verbindliches UN-Abkommen über Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte (Initiativstellungnahme)", 11. Dezember 2019...
Autor/in: Comité économique et social européen
« Un traité contraignant des Nations unies sur les entreprises et les droits de l’homme (avis d’initiative) », 11 décembre 2019...
Autor/in: Lavanga V. Wijekoon, Michael G. Congiu & Stefan J. Marculewicz, Littler
"United Nations Takes Another Step in Developing a Treaty on Business and Human Rights" 5 Nov 2019...
Autor/in: Sharan Burrow, International Trade Union Confederation, on Social Europe
"UN Treaty on business and human rights vital for economic and social justice" 28 Oct 2019...
Autor/in: Bruno Bauraind, Gresea et Leïla Van Keirsbilck, dans Le Vif (Belgique)
« En finir avec l’impunité des multinationales », 29 octobre 2019...
Autor/in: Olivier Petitjean, Basta !
« De la France à l’ONU, la pression monte pour un encadrement juridique des multinationales », 24 octobre 2019...
Autor/in: ECCJ, Belgium
The 5th and final day of the Fifth Session of the Treaty negotiations begun with discussions of the final draft provisions, including “Implementation” (Article 14); “Relations with Protocols” (Article 15); “Settlement of Disputes” - either between...
Autor/in: Commission Nationale Consultative des Droits de l'Homme (France)
« Avis sur le projet de traité sur les sociétés transnationales et les autres entreprises et les droits de l'Homme », 15 octobre 2019...