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6 September 2018

UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty releases draft optional protocol to the Zero Draft of the legally binding instrument on business & human rights

Author: Chairmanship of the Open-Ended Intergovt. Working Group on transnational corporations & other business enterprises with respect to human rights

"Draft optional protocol to the legally binding instrument to regulate, in International Human Rights Law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 4 Sep 2018...

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5 September 2018

Information note on the fourth session of the UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed business & human rights treaty

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)...has the honour to inform delegations that the fourth session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises...

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28 August 2018

UN Intergovt. Working Group releases a list of documents consulted during preparation of the Zero Draft of the legally binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Chairmanship of the Open-Ended Integovt. Working Group on transnational corporations & other business enterprises with respect to human rights

"Zero Draft. “Legally binding instrument to regulate, in international Human Rights Law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises”: Non-exhaustive list of documents consulted during the preparations", 24 Aug 2018...

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10 August 2018

Experts reflect on the Zero Draft of the legally binding treaty on business and human rights

In July 2018, the UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty released the first official draft of the legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business...

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20 July 2018

UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty releases draft legally binding instrument on business & human rights

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16 July 2018

Ambassadorial meeting on legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Author: The Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the UN and other Intl. Orgs. in Geneva

"Note 4-3-98/2018", 11 July 2018...

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11 July 2018

Global: NGOs call on the European Union to be more constructive with binding treaty on business & human rights process

Author: 11.11.11, Action Solidarité Tiers Monde, ActionAid France and others

“Call to the European Union and its individual member States” -...

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10 July 2018

Fourth open consultation on proposed binding treaty on business & human rights: Guiding questions for thematic discussions

Author: Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

"Open consultations on the International Legally Binding Instrument On TNCs, OBEs and human rights. Suggested discussion questions for consideration"...

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7 June 2018

Almost 200 orgs. call on UN Member States to engage in constructive negotiations on binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Treaty Alliance

"Letter to United Nations’ Member States. Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group on a Legally Binding Instrument on TNCs and OBEs with respect to human rights- OEIGWG ", 5 June 2018...

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4 June 2018

Time change for third open informal consultation on proposed binding treaty: 3-5 pm, June 14th, Room XXIV Palais des Nations

Author: Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

"Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights: Change of Date of the third open consultation on the implementation of resolution 26/9", 4 June 2018...

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