"The last day of the UN negotiations was a sprint through the remaining articles. The main takeaway? Political will is the key ingredient in closing the judicial void and uneven patchwork of standards and rules. Although many member states, NGOs and trade unions engaged in the talks substantively and constructively, this was undermined by some delegations, which refused to submit concrete proposals."
"On the fourth day of talks on the UN binding treaty to regulate transnational corporations and other businesses, it all came down to remedy and liability, which seemed to split the room. In response, NGOs emphasized the need for ambition and strong language: we have no more carrots left, it’s time to use sticks."
"The third day of talks on the UN binding treaty to regulate transnational corporations and other businesses exposed familiar fault lines, but Palestine gave a powerful reminder to the member states present: the purpose of this treaty is to close gaps and guarantee corporate accountability."
"Article-by-article negotiations continued on the second day of talks on the UN binding treaty to regulate transnational corporations and other businesses, starting with the preamble and ending with the big question of the day: scope. "
"The first day of the negotiations on the third revised draft treaty on business and human rights kicked off today in Geneva at the UN Intergovernmental Working Group with an appeal by the High Commissioner for Human Rights...for “all to engage constructively in the process”."