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15 October 2018
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Author: Observatoire des Multinationales

[Lors de négociations pour un traité international visant à mettre fin à l’impunité des entreprises multinationales], l’Union européenne (UE) se distingue par son opposition à l’introduction de normes contraignantes...et par sa défense obstinée de méc...

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15 October 2018

Let’s seize the opportunity to ensure a strong, international binding treaty on business and human rights

Author: Makbule Sahan & Ruwan Subasinghe, Equal Times (India)

...[u]nions cautiously welcome the following key provisions of the Zero Draft:...

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15 October 2018

Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIGWG) has come in from the cold. Will the EU do the same?

Author: German Institute for Human Rights

The German Institute for Human Rights [emphasize] that any binding treaty must emerge both in form and substance from the established international consensus…, and that the treaty would ideally represent a useful further development of the Guiding...

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15 October 2018
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Author: CorA-Netzwerk für Unternehmensverantwortung

Die Treaty Alliance Deutschland, ein Zusammenschluss deutscher Nichtregierungsorganisationen (NRO), begrüßt den Entwurf für ein UN-Menschenrechtsabkommen, um die Aktivitäten transnationaler Unternehmen und anderer Wirtschaftsunternehmen zu regulieren (...

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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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