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16 October 2018
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Author: Les Amis de la Terre International

Une délégation d'Amis de la Terre International se prépare à participer à la semaine de mobilisation qui aura lieu à Genève pendant la quatrième session du Groupe de travail intergouvernemental de l'ONU....

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16 October 2018
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Author: Organisation internationale de la francophonie

...[Une] trentaine de délégations...[ont pu] échanger sur le processus d’élaboration de cet instrument juridiquement contraignant ainsi que sur le projet zéro présenté par la Présidence équatorienne en juillet de cette année....

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16 October 2018

UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights "Zero Draft" Negotiations Day 1

Author: ECCJ (Belgium)

On Monday 15 October 2018, the fourth session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on [the proposed business and human rights treaty] opened in Geneva. [The first day of the session saw:]...

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15 October 2018
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Author: Damien Roustel, L'Humanité (France)

« Droits de l’homme. Quand l’Europe tente de torpiller un traité sur les multinationales », 15 octobre 2018...

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15 October 2018

A Diversionary tactic: The European Union in the UN Treaty Negotiations on transnational Corporations and Human Rights

...[W]hile the diplomats of the European External Action Service are focusing their efforts on obstructive diversionary tactics, European Parliament has already adopted nine resolutions in favour of the UN treaty......

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15 October 2018

European Network of National Human Rights Institution Statement on Occasion of the 4th session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (IGWG)

Author: ENNHRI (Belgium)

The European network of [national human rights institutions] (ENNHRI)…believe[s] a business and human rights treaty building on the UNGP’s three pillars should and can be complementary to the UNGPs … ...

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15 October 2018
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Author: Observatoire des Multinationales

[Lors de négociations pour un traité international visant à mettre fin à l’impunité des entreprises multinationales], l’Union européenne (UE) se distingue par son opposition à l’introduction de normes contraignantes...et par sa défense obstinée de méc...

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15 October 2018

Let’s seize the opportunity to ensure a strong, international binding treaty on business and human rights

Author: Makbule Sahan & Ruwan Subasinghe, Equal Times (India)

...[u]nions cautiously welcome the following key provisions of the Zero Draft:...

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15 October 2018

Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIGWG) has come in from the cold. Will the EU do the same?

Author: German Institute for Human Rights

The German Institute for Human Rights [emphasize] that any binding treaty must emerge both in form and substance from the established international consensus…, and that the treaty would ideally represent a useful further development of the Guiding...

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15 October 2018
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Author: CorA-Netzwerk für Unternehmensverantwortung

Die Treaty Alliance Deutschland, ein Zusammenschluss deutscher Nichtregierungsorganisationen (NRO), begrüßt den Entwurf für ein UN-Menschenrechtsabkommen, um die Aktivitäten transnationaler Unternehmen und anderer Wirtschaftsunternehmen zu regulieren (...

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