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26 October 2017

IGWG 3 - Daily Updates - Thursday 26 October 2017

Author: ESCR-Net

The Corporate Accountability Working Group of ESCR-Net (CAWG) participated in the fourth day of discussions towards the proposed treaty...Civil society groups repeatedly stressed the importance of ensuring those affected are central to this discussion...

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26 October 2017

Treaty Alliance at the 3rd session of the IGWG on transnational corporations and human rights, 2017

Author: Treaty Alliance

Storify by the Treaty Alliance....

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26 October 2017

UN Treaty Negotiations Day 3 - Prevention & Acces to Justice inspire most constructive discussions so far

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)

...[T]he [third] day also provided for meaningful interventions on the two main agenda items: preventative measures and access to justice......

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25 October 2017

IGWG 3 - Daily Updates - Wednesday 25 October 2017

Author: ESCR-Net

The Corporate Accountability Working Group of ESCR-Net (CAWG) participated in the third day of discussions towards the proposed treaty....

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25 October 2017

Toward global Regulation on Human Rights and Business- Position paper of the Treaty Alliance Germany on the UN treaty process on transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Author: Treaty Alliance Germany

Trade and investment protection agreements facilitate business enterprises' access to markets and raw materials, and protect investor interests with enforceable rights. Although human rights are a cornerstone of international law, so far there are...

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25 October 2017

UN Treaty Negotiations Day 2 - delegates still warming up, full engagement cannot wait any longer

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)

The second day of the Third Session of the Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIGWG)…saw the real kick-off of substantive discussions on the elements of a future Treaty…...

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24 October 2017
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Leer aquí la página de la OACNUDH dedicada a la Tercera Sesión. Ver aquí la transmisión en vivo #BindingTreaty  y #Tratadovinculante

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24 October 2017

IGWG 3 - Daily Updates - Tuesday 24 October 2017

Author: ESCR-Net

The Corporate Accountability Working Group of ESCR-Net (CAWG) participated in the second day of the third session of the IGWG. ...

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24 October 2017

UN Treaty Negotiations Day 1 - the EU brings a sense of déja vu

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)

The Third Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises started on Monday 23th October 2017 at the United Nations in Geneva....

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24 October 2017

Young feminists: the future belongs to us, not transnational corporations

Author: Felogene Anumo, Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), on OpenDemocracy (UK)

Consolidated corporate power and corporate capture have disproportionate impacts on young women and girls. The privatisation of public services, particularly in education and health care, has increased inequalities and compromised quality, adding to...

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