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27 Oct 2021

7th Session of the UN Intergovt. Working Group on a proposed treaty on business and human rights

From 25 to 29 October 2021, the UN open-ended intergovernmental working group (IGWG) held discussions on the Third Revised Draft of the binding treaty released in August 2021. In this story, read daily summaries from ECCJ on the session and access further resources on the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre website.

3rd revised draft with the concrete textual proposals submitted by States at the 7th session of the IGWG

This version of the 3rd revised draft includes States' additions (in bold) and deletions (strikethrough text) submitted at the 7th session of the IGWG.

Must-haves for the session

Report on the 7th session of the IGWG

Report on the 7th session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Summary of the Third Revised Draft

Read the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's unofficial summary of the Third Revised Draft.

Latest commentary & news on the Third Revised Draft

Explore statements from NGOs, governments, international bodies and others on the new draft.

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