UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty

The intergovernmental working group on a proposed treaty was established by a Human Rights Council Resolution (A/HRC/26/L.22) on 26 June 2014.  Its mandate is "to elaborate an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights".  More information on a proposed binding treaty on business & human rights is available here.

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