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[PDF] Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, Extractive Industries and Transnational and Other Business Enterprises: A Submission to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Author: Forest Peoples Programme & Tebtebba Foundation, Published on: 29 December 2006

This submission to the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises (“the Special Representative”) addresses two main areas: 1) the human rights responsibilities and accountability of transnational and other business enterprises (“TNCs”), primarily as related to the issues raised by the Special Representatives’ interim report...and; 2) the nature and extent of indigenous peoples’ rights in international law as reflected in the jurisprudence of United Nations and regional human rights treaty bodies... [includes case study on Bakhuys project, Suriname (joint venture Alcoa & BHP Billiton); also refers to Credit Suisse, UBS]

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Related companies: Alcoa BHP Billiton Credit Suisse UBS