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12 October 2018
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Author: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte

Insgesamt [ist] der erste Textentwurf ... ein Schritt in die richtige Richtung. Viele Kommentator_innen aus Wissenschaft, internationalen Organisationen, Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft halten ihn für tragfähig, um diplomatisch breite Unterstütz...

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10 October 2018

Professor John Ruggie provides 'Guiding Principles' for the business & human rights treaty negotiations in open letter

Author: Professor John G. Ruggie

"'Guiding Principles' for the Business & Human Rights Treaty Negotiations: An Open Letter to the Intergovernmental Working Group," 9 October 2018...

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8 October 2018
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Author: CCFD-Terre Solidaire

« Une stratégie de diversion - L'union européenne dans les négociations pour un traité onusien sur les entreprises transnationales et les droits humains », octobre 2018...

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5 October 2018
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Author: Commission nationale consultative des droits de l'homme (France)

« Déclaration sur l’adoption d’un instrument international contraignant sur les entreprises et les droits de l’homme », 2 octobre 2018...

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4 October 2018

NGO calls for more constructive engagement of EU States in the binding treaty on business & human rights process following EP resolution in favour of the Treaty

Author: CIDSE

« EU must constructively engage in the UN Treaty for Business and Human Rights », 4 October 2018...

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1 October 2018

Experts’ open letter urges govts. to engage in proposed treaty process in a constructive & informed manner

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20 September 2018
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Author: Alliance pour un Traité (Treaty Alliance)

« La société civile condamne la tentative désespérée de faire obstacle au processus du traité ONU », 19 septembre 2018...

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20 September 2018

Treaty Alliance calls on EU states not to frustrate binding treaty on business & human rights process

Author: Treaty Alliance

"Civil Society Condemns Desperate Attempt to Frustrate IGWG Process", 18 September 2018...

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17 September 2018

Some observations and opinions on the “zero” version of the draft treaty on business and human rights

Author: Nicolás Carrillo-Santarelli, profesor Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia)

The very fact that the recently-published draft treaty “to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises” is expressly referred to as the “zero draft” is a testament to its...

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6 September 2018

Fourth UN Intergovt. Working Group session on proposed business & human rights treaty

See OHCHR's dedicated page for general information about the session.

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