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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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23 October 2017
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Author: Olivier Bot, Tribune de Genève (Suisse)

Faire que les entreprises respectent elles aussi les droits de l’homme: cela semble une évidence. Et pourtant, rien n’est fait. Au Palais des Nations, depuis lundi, les pays membres de l’ONU et une myriade d’ONG planchent sur un texte visant à...

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23 October 2017

Commentary on elements for draft binding treaty on business and human rights by Prof De Schutter

Author: Prof. Oliver De Schutter

"The "Elements for the draft legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights": A Comment", 23 Oct 2017...

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23 October 2017
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Author: ActionAid-Peuples Solidaires, Aitec, Amis de la Terre France, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, CGT, Collectif éthique sur l'étiquette, France Amérique Latine & Sherpa

« Mettre fin à l’impunité des multinationales : un traité historique sur la table des négociations à l’ONU », 23 octobre 2017...

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23 October 2017

IGWG 3 - Daily Updates - Monday 23 October 2017

Author: ESCR-Net

The Corporate Accountability Working Group of ESCR-Net (CAWG) participated today in the opening of the third session of the IGWG, taking place this week in Geneva. Following election of the Ecuadorian Ambassador as IGWG chair-rapporteur, states...

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23 October 2017

Third UN Intergovt. Working Group session on proposed business & human rights treaty (23-27 Oct)

 See OHCHR's dedicated page for general information about the session. Watch the session on the UN live tv here. #BindingTreaty Tweets

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