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26 January 2015

John Ruggie calls for business & human rights treaty negotiations to build on UN Guiding Principles

Author: John G. Ruggie, Harvard Kennedy School, former UN Special Representative on business & human rights

"Life in the Global Public Domain: Response to Commentaries on the UN Guiding Principles and the Proposed Treaty on Business and Human Rights", 23 Jan 2015...

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22 January 2015

Treaty on business & human rights is necessary to make businesses live up to their responsibilities, says Amnesty Intl.

Author: Salil Shetty, Amnesty International, in Guardian (UK)

“Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities,” 21 Jan 2015...

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20 January 2015
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Author: Dilberto Trujillo Dussan, Red Internacional de Derechos Humanos (Suiza)

“Tercer Foro Mundial sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos: ¿una respuesta a Ecuador y Sudáfrica?” – 20 de enero de 2015...

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19 January 2015

Focus on corporate behaviour change, instead of a binding treaty on business & human rights, says partner at Mazars

Author: Richard Karmel, Mazars UK

"What's the point of a business and human rights treaty?", 15 Jan 2015...

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17 December 2014

Researcher welcomes proposal re binding treaty on business & human rights as a “step forward” but says capitalism remains the “problem”

Author: Amit Singh, New Internationalist Blog

"The business of human rights", 11 Dec 2014...

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5 December 2014

CIDSE argues that the process towards a binding instrument is an opportunity to strengthen UN Framework

"UN Business & Human Rights Framework: More action required at national and international level to stop human rights abuses by business", Dec 2014...

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4 December 2014

Binding treaty on business & human rights is “the most decisive way to address accountability of business”, says IBON Intl.

Author: Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo, IBON International

"Step up action on corporate abuses, create binding treaty on TNCs", 01 Dec 2014...

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2 December 2014
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Author: ATS (Agence télégraphique suisse)

« Droits humains: le Forum de l'ONU estime que les entreprises ne sont pas assez engagées », 1er décembre 2014...

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2 December 2014

Opening Remarks by Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights

Author: Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Let there be no doubt about this: business activity generates economic opportunities and services that are vital to the enjoyment of human rights. But business also has the potential to cause serious harm. Exactly thirty years ago...a cloud of deadly...

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27 November 2014

Puvan Selvanathan calls for delivery of “‘next generation’ treaty” on business & human rights

Author: Puvan J Selvanathan, Member of UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights & Global Compact, at Kenan Institute for Ethics

"The Business and Human Rights Treaty Debate: Is Now the Time?", 26 Nov 2014...

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