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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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21 February 2018
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Author: Carlos López, Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden

"Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte. Herausforderungen bei den Verhandlungen über ein UN-Abkommen", Januar 2018...

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19 February 2018
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Author: Josep-María Terricabras, Proceso (México)

“Derechos Humanos en México: Europa debe asumir su culpa”, 13 de febrero de 2018...

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8 February 2018

FIDH publishes its second blog on a UN binding instrument on business & human rights

Author: FIDH

" Companies in conflict-affected situations:  gaps in human rights protection and opportunities for clarifying and developing the existing legal framework ", Feb 2018...

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8 February 2018

Global Policy Forum publishes report on third session of UN Working Group on a business & human rights treaty

Author: Karolin Seitz, Global Policy Forum

" One step further towards global regulation of business-  Report on the third session of the UN working group on a binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights ("treaty") ", Jan 2018...

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2 February 2018

Call for comments and proposals on draft elements for a binding treaty

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

The report on the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, as adopted in a referendum on 27 October 2017 and now available as advanced...

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