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28 June 2014
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Author: FIDH

Luego de haber adoptado ayer una decisiva resolución hacia normas vinculantes sobre las empresas y los derechos humanos...esta mañana el Consejo de Derechos Humanos adoptó una segunda resolución que prolonga el mandato del Grupo de trabajo de Naciones...

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27 June 2014
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Author: FIDH

Ayer durante su 26ava sesión, el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU adoptó una resolución llamando a la creación de un grupo de trabajo intergubernamental de composición abierta, cuyo mandato será de «elaborar un instrumento internacional...

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12 March 2014

[PDF] The Human Rights Obligations of Business: Reimagining the Treaty Business

Author: Surya Deva, City University of Hong Kong

In view of the four decades of experimentation with voluntary initiatives, there is a legitimate scepticism about the efficacy of any new avatars of voluntary initiatives, including the GPs. The limitations of municipal measures in regulating...

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15 October 2013

Beyond the Guiding Principles? Examining new calls for a legally binding instrument on business and human rights

Author: Peter Muchlinski (Prof. of Intl. Commercial Law, SOAS) on Institute for Human Rights and Business

[B]efore the UN Human Rights Council, Ecuador led a group of states in questioning whether the UN Framework and UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights can be...effective unless an element of international legal obligation extends to...

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7 July 2015

Business and Human Rights Treaty, Day 1: Divide between EU and other delegations on work plan slows down discussions and halts progress

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

More than a year after the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 26/9, inter-governmental working group (IGWG) negotiations finally kicked off this Monday, 6 July, at Geneva’s Palais des Nations...Only nine out of the 28 EU Member States attended...

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Author: Aldo Caliari, El Mercurio (España)

"Derechos Humanos y Transnacionales: Un mensaje de esperanza", 04 Set 2014...

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23 June 2015

White paper outlines possible options for business & human rights treaty

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