Principios Rectores de la ONU sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos

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16 June 2011

U.S. Backs UN Business Guidelines, Steps to Safeguard Workers

Author: Bill Varner, Bloomberg

The U.S. joined 46 other nations on the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in endorsing the first global standards detailing government duties to regulate business activities and corporate responsibilities to respect human rights. The council created a...

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16 June 2011

UN Council Endorses Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Faris Natour, Director - Human Rights, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), in Business Ethics magazine

The United Nations Human Rights Council today endorsed the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights proposed by UN Special Representative John Ruggie...Going forward, with a new UN working group building capacity for and driving implementation...

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16 June 2011

UN Human Rights Council: Weak Stance on Business Standards - Global Rules Needed, Not Just Guidance

Author: Human Rights Watch

The UN Human Rights Council squandered an opportunity to take meaningful action to curtail business-related human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. The council...endorsed a set of "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights" and...

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16 June 2011
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Author: Organisation de la Société Civile d'Afrique Francophone (OSCAF)

...la Dynamique des Organisations de la Société Civile d’Afrique Francophone (OSCAF) [et différents partenaires] se sont réunis à Cotonou...du 14 au 16 juin 2011, dans le cadre de l’atelier régional francophone de concertation et de formation sur le...

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16 June 2011
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Ecuador no se opondrá al consenso [sobre la resolución Derechos Humanos y Empresas Transnacionales]...[pero cree] que el proyecto de resolución deja de lado...la creación de un marco legal internacional vinculante para las transnacionales...[ni...

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16 June 2011

[PDF] [Statements of Norway, UK, Ecuador delegations at UN Human Rights Council]

Author: Delegations of Norway, UK, Ecuador

- [Norway:] "I have the honour to introduce draft resolution L.17, entitled Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises on behalf of...[the] main sponsors, Argentina, India, Nigeria, the Russian Federation and...Norway....

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15 June 2011
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Author: Arvind Ganesan, Human Rights Watch

…El…Consejo refrendó…[los] "Principios rectores sobre empresas y derechos humanos"…[pero]…no estableció un mecanismo para…que se pongan en práctica…medidas básicas para proteger los derechos humanos estipuladas en…[ellos], señaló Human Rights Watch....

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15 June 2011

Human Rights Watch on UN Human Rights Council's endorsement of Guiding Principles on business & human rights: "Weak Stance - Global Rules Needed, Not Just Guidance"

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15 June 2011

[PDF] Human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Author: UN Human Rights Council; sponsors: Argentina, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Guatemala, India, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Russia, Sweden, Turkey

The Human Rights Council...Welcomes the work and contributions of the Special Representative of the...

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1 June 2011

Derechos Humanos y Empresas: un enfoque radical

Author: Alicia Campos Serrano, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Este artículo recorre la historia de la creciente utilización de los derechos humanos, en conjunto o en conflicto con otros lenguajes, en el marco más amplio de los debates en torno a la regulación de las empresas transnacionales y de la economía...

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