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22 March 2018

Sweden: Agency for Public Management releases report on adherence to UNGPs & recommends govt. adopt binding due diligence requirements for co's

Author: Swedish Agency for Public Management

The Swedish Agency for Public Management released its report on Swedish adherence to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and recommends legal human rights due diligence requirements for Swedish companies. A group of lawyers charged...

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21 March 2018

Human rights institute welcomes the draft elements of the binding treaty and calls for further cooperation

Author: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte (German Institute for Human Rights)

"Building on the UN Guiding Principles towards a Binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights", March 2018...

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17 March 2018

Group urges the EU to engage constructively in negotiations towards a binding treaty on business and human rights

Author: Olivier de Schutter and others, The Financial Times

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13 March 2018

Commentary: EU must take proactive stance toward fighting corporate impunity by prioritizing UN binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Anne van Schaik, Lydia de Leeuw (EURACTIV, Belgium)

"If no one is above the law, let’s talk about corporate accountability", 5 Mar 2018...

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13 March 2018
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13 March 2018
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Author: La Vanguardia (España)

“La sociedad civil exige tratado vinculante para las multinacionales en 5 años”, 7 de marzo de 2018...

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12 March 2018
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12 March 2018
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Author: Sherpa

[Jeudi] 8 mars, le Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU a examiné le rapport de la 3ème session du groupe intergouvernemental de travail (GTIG) chargé d'établir un instrument international juridiquement contraignant pour que les multinationales...

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8 March 2018

UN Human Rights Council paves way to historic treaty on business and human rights

Author: Friends of the Earth Europe

Today, the UN Human Rights Council discussed the report by the Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) regarding a binding treaty on business and human rights.  Civil society organisations and countries, including the EU, supported the presentation and...

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6 March 2018
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Author: Andreas Zumach, TAZ

...Die Bundesregierung lehnt ein Abkommen der Vereinten Nationen mit verbindlichen Menschenrechtsnormen für transnationale Konzerne und andere Unternehmen weiterhin ab und bemüht sich mit ihren EU-Partnern um einen Abbruch der Verhandlungen im UN...

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