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15 May 2015

Project to explore whether states should conclude a binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

"Human rights and business: the treaty question", May 2015...

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20 May 2015

Opportunity to integrate social, economic & environmental pillars in post-2015 sustainable development agenda to advance corporate accountability, say Asian organizations

Author: Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service, on Asian Tribune (Sri Lanka)

"Will post-2015 development agenda integrate economic, environmental and social pillars?", 19 May 2015...

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22 May 2015

Event report: Organizations discuss proposed binding treaty on business & human rights from an EU perspective

Author: CIDSE, FIAN International, FIDH, Franciscans International, Friends of the Earth Europe & International Commission of Jurists

"Side-Event: Legally Binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights: European perspectives", 19 Mar 2015...

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29 May 2015

Treaty Alliance joint statement calls for signatures in favour of proposed binding treaty to enhance corporate legal accountability for rights abuses

Author: Treaty Alliance

"Enhance the international legal framework to protect human rights from corporate abuse", May 2015...

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31 May 2015
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Author: Alianza por el Tratado

"Mejorar el Marco Legal Internacional para Proteger los Derechos Humanos de los Abusos Corporativos", Mayo de 2015...

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2 June 2015

Event report: Intl. Commission of Jurists holds workshop on proposed binding treaty for UN Intergovt. Working Group meeting

Author: Doug Cassel, Notre Dame Law School

"Intl. Commission of Jurists holds workshop on proposed treaty on business & human rights", 1 Jun 2015...

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4 June 2015

OHCHR issues information note for NGOs on 1st session of UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty (6-10 Jul)

"Information note for NGOs on the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights", Jun 2015...

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9 June 2015
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Author: Alianza para el Tratado

"Fortalecer las normas internacionales sobre derechos humanos y empresas transnacionales y otras empresas: Segunda declaración de la Alianza para el Tratado", 1 de Junio de 2015...

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9 June 2015

Brazil: Govt. plans to engage with intergovernmental working group to establish treaty on business & human rights

Author: Friends of the Earth International

“Brazil will engage with group to establish treaty on businesses and human rights”, 3 Jun 2015...

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17 June 2015

Corporate Accountability Intl. calls for "big polluters" not to be part of negotiations on global climate deal

Author: Asian Tribune

"Turning tables: Growing support against corporate capture of climate policy-making", 13 Jun 2015...

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