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12 March 2018
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12 March 2018
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Author: Sherpa

[Jeudi] 8 mars, le Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU a examiné le rapport de la 3ème session du groupe intergouvernemental de travail (GTIG) chargé d'établir un instrument international juridiquement contraignant pour que les multinationales...

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8 March 2018

UN Human Rights Council paves way to historic treaty on business and human rights

Author: Friends of the Earth Europe

Today, the UN Human Rights Council discussed the report by the Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) regarding a binding treaty on business and human rights.  Civil society organisations and countries, including the EU, supported the presentation and...

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6 March 2018
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Author: Andreas Zumach, TAZ

...Die Bundesregierung lehnt ein Abkommen der Vereinten Nationen mit verbindlichen Menschenrechtsnormen für transnationale Konzerne und andere Unternehmen weiterhin ab und bemüht sich mit ihren EU-Partnern um einen Abbruch der Verhandlungen im UN...

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21 February 2018
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Author: Carlos López, Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden

"Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte. Herausforderungen bei den Verhandlungen über ein UN-Abkommen", Januar 2018...

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19 February 2018
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Author: Josep-María Terricabras, Proceso (México)

“Derechos Humanos en México: Europa debe asumir su culpa”, 13 de febrero de 2018...

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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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