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24 Jun 2015

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Forum on Indonesian Development

Written statement submitted by International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development

We, the...Coalition of Indonesian Civil Society...are submitting our position into the first session of Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIWG) on proposed...internationally legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises...We are looking forward for this OEIWG to work and to involve organizations, rights groups, and those who are burdened by the adverse impact from transnational corporations and other business enterprises. Fundamentally, we see the basis into legitimacy of such instruments...To those basis, it is important to strengthen state obligation, and to put TNCs and other business enterprises into international law and governance with respect to human rights. Into the legally binding instruments, we reiterate the foundation of basic human rights norms...