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17 February 2015

Business & human rights agenda lacks focus on corporate tax avoidance, says academic

Author: Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights

"Corporation tax & the UN Business and Human Rights agenda", 16 Feb 2015...

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17 February 2015

Business & human rights movement needs to unite over approach to binding treaty, says Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

Author: Amol Mehra, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (USA)

“The Caravan toward Business Respect for Human Rights”, 11 Feb 2015...

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17 February 2015
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Author: Luis Vittor, El Correo

"Los pueblos indígenas y el tratado sobre empresas transnacionales y derechos humanos", 12 febrero 2015...

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18 February 2015
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Author: Luis Vittor, Conseiller auprès du comité andin des organisations des peuples autochtones, dans El Correo (Espagne)

"Les peuples autochtones et le traité sur les sociétés transnationales et les droits de l'homme", 12 février 2015...

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4 March 2015

Academics explore development of legally binding ways to address corporate abuses of human rights

Author: Stéfanie Khoury & David Whyte, Univ. of Liverpool

"New Mechanisms of Accountability for Corporate Violations of Human Rights", 3 Mar 2015...

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5 March 2015

Academic paper argues for a binding treaty on business & human rights, based on case study of Minas Conga Mine in Peru

Author: Cindy S. Woods, Georgetown University Law Center

““It Isn’t a State Problem”: The Minas Conga Mine Controversy and the Need for Binding International Obligations on Corporate Actors” – 5 March 2015...

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13 March 2015

Articles analyses “positive position” of Holy See on proposed binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Victoria Camarero Suárez & Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, UJI de Castellón (Spain)

["Apuntes sobre la Santa Sede y el tratado de empresas y derechos humanos"] Mar 2015...

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13 March 2015
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Author: Victoria Camarero Suárez & Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, UJI de Castellón

"Apuntes sobre la Santa Sede y el tratado de empresas y derechos humanos", marzo de 2015...

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18 March 2015

"Business & Human Rights: Emerging Challenges to Consensus and Coherence" - Chatham House

Author: Dr Jolyon Ford, Chatham House

Trends in the regulation of business responsibility for human rights have growing salience for diplomats, policy-makers, business strategists and social activists...At the intergovernmental level, new divisions have emerged over how best to pursue...

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18 March 2015

Treaty on business & human rights could be useful “to cope with current challenges”, says academic

Author: Flor González Correa, Aston Univ., on Conversation (UK)

"How multinational companies keep avoiding the threat of regulation", 17 Mar 2015...

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