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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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24 January 2018

Report on the 3rd session of the open-ended IGWG on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Author: Guillaume Long, Chair-Rapporteur

The  third  session...opened with a video statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...He noted that the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were an important step towards extending the human rights framework to...

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21 January 2018
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Author: Guillaume Long, Président-Rapporteur du Groupe de travail intergouvernemental à composition non limitée sur les sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises et les droits de l’homme

La troisième session...a commencé par une déclaration vidéo, dans laquelle le Haut-Commissaire aux droits de l'homme...faisait observer que l'adoption des Principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l'homme avait représenté une étape...

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18 January 2018

Report of policy lunch on the UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights hosted by Development and Peace Foundation & CIDSE

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16 January 2018

Conference report: European perspectives on negotiating a binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Development and Peace Foundation (sef:)

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11 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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9 January 2018

Is the window of opportunity still open? Negotiating a UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights.

Author: Larissa Neubauer, Development and Peace Foundation

The sef: Policy Lunch, co-hosted by the Development and Peace Foundation and CIDSE – the International Alliance of Catholic Development Agencies, took place on 20 November 2017. It looked at the negotiations from an European angle, which sparked...

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9 January 2018

Negotiating a UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights. Report of conference co-hosted by sef: Development and Peace Foundation and CIDSE. Brussels, 20 November 2017

Author: CIDSE and Development and Peace Foundation

The 3rd session of the open-ended working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights took place in Geneva from 23-27 October 2017. The objective was to explore grounds for a possible UN Treaty on...

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