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25 November 2019

New Toolbox on Business & Human Rights to help companies navigate their human rights duties

Author: IPIS Research (Belgium)

"IPIS Briefing: Guiding companies on their Human Rights duties", 19 Nov 2019...

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8 November 2019

Revised draft of proposed binding treaty faces criticism for broad statements on contractual relationship & extraterritorial jurisdiction

Author: 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...

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31 October 2019

The proposed binding treaty may be the answer to abuses committed by transnational corporations, says Intl. Trade Union Confederation

Author: 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...

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29 October 2019
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Author: Bruno Bauraind, Gresea et Leïla Van Keirsbilck, dans Le Vif (Belgique)

« En finir avec l’impunité des multinationales », 29 octobre 2019...

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25 October 2019
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Basta !

« De la France à l’ONU, la pression monte pour un encadrement juridique des multinationales », 24 octobre 2019...

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22 October 2019

Day 5 of UN Treaty negotiations: Debate over draft text concludes followed by discussion over practicalities for future Session VI

Author: 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...

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22 October 2019

Draft report of 5th session of Intergovt. working group on proposed treaty on business & human rights

Author: Office of the High Commissionner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

"Draft report on the fifth session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights", 22 Oct 2019 Following the discussions held during the fifth sessio...

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22 October 2019
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Author: 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...

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21 October 2019
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Author: Grupo Intergubernamental de la ONU sobre Tratado vinculante propuesto

[Traducción no oficial del Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos, CIEDH de la versión disponible en inglés aqui]...

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21 October 2019
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Author: Coalition française sur le traité ONU

"Traité ONU : pour mettre fin à l’impunité des multinationales, la France et les Etats membres de l’UE doivent passer à la vitesse supérieure", 21 octobre 2019...

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