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17 September 2018
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Author: CELS, Asociación de Abogados de Derecho Indígena y CEPPAS- Grupo de Apoyo Jurídico por el Acceso a la Tierra

“Sobre la extradición de Facundo Jones Huala” – 12 de septiembre de 2018...

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22 August 2018
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11 July 2017

Australia: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recommends national action plan on business & human rights and increased climate action

During its periodic review of Australia, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights expressed concern about the lack of a regulatory framework to ensure that Australian companies respect economic, social, and cultural rights, both at home...

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29 June 2017

Corporate tax avoidance “inconsistent” with human rights, says UN treaty body

Author: Center for Economic and Social Rights

"Tax competition and corporate tax avoidance “inconsistent” with human rights, says UN treaty body", 28 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

New guidance by UN experts says protecting against corporate abuse, incl. against defenders, is an obligation of govts.

Author: Sarah M Brooks, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)

"Business and Human Rights | UN experts say States should step up protections, including for defenders", 26 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

UN Committee reminds govts. of duty to establish remedies beyond natl. borders for adverse corporate human rights impacts

Author: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

“Business and human rights: States’ duties don’t end at the national borders”, 23 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

UN issues authoritative guidance on obligations of parties to Intl. Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

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15 December 2016

Call for inputs: Draft General Comment of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the State obligations under the ICESCR in the context of business activities

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold a Day of General Discussion (DGD) on the draft general comment on “State Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business...

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8 July 2016

Observations of UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights call for legal liability of companies domiciled in the UK

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Middlesex University School of Law, on RightsasUsual

"UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights - Groundbreaking concluding observations re. overseas activities of corporate nationals", 30 Jun 2016...

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6 June 2016
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Author: The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights International, Platform Against Impunity, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre y 297 más

Las 301 organizaciones firmantes de la sociedad civil, de todas las regiones, se permiten llamar la atención del Comité [de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales] a la deteriorada situación de aquellas personas y...

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