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28 March 2019
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Author: Contralinea (México)

“Jornaleros, entre la miseria y las violaciones graves a sus derechos humanos”, 24 de marzo de 2019...

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27 January 2015

UN experts call for focus on human rights & corporate accountability in Sustainable Development Goals

Author: UN News Centre

"UN experts say post-2015 negotiations must emphasize human rights, accountability",...

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1 January 2011

[PDF] UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and IFC Sustainability Framework

Author: Intl. Finance Corporation (IFC)

The objective of this analysis is to identify the convergences in IFC’s approach to human rights using the IFC Sustainability Framework and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and...

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24 June 2008

[PDF] Presentation of the work of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights to the 7th Inter-Committee meeting of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies - background note

Author: Prepared for UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

On 24 June 2008, a representative of the SRSG addressed the 7th Inter-Committee Meeting of the United Nations’ Human Rights Treaty Bodies. The representative led a discussion on the conceptual and policy framework presented by the SRSG in his 2008...

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19 June 2007

[PDF] Special Representative of the Secretary-General John Ruggie - Address to the sixth Inter-Committee Meeting of the human rights treaty bodies - Geneva, June 19, 2007

Author: Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

A number of participants mentioned that the treaty bodies have addressed, and will continue to address, the issue of business and human rights. In particular, some participants noted that they have recommended that States consider the impact on human...

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5 June 2007

[PDF] Special Representative of the Secretary-General to meet with treaty bodies

Author: Mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Business & Human Rights, Professor John Ruggie, will discuss the findings of his mandate’s research on the state duty to protect at the Sixth Inter-Committee Meeting of the Human Rights Treaty...

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12 February 2007

[PDF] State Responsibilities to Regulate and Adjudicate Corporate Activities under the United Nations’ core Human Rights Treaties

Author: Research team of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) on the issue of human rights & transnational corporations & other business enterprises

This report contains a summary of key findings and examples from a series of detailed studies on each United Nations treaty body, prepared on behalf of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) on the issue of human...

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1 January 2007

[PDF] Mapping state obligations for corporate acts: an examination of the UN Human Rights Treaty System - Individual report on the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Author: Prepared for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises, with the support of the The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

This report outlines the nature of State obligations under the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and members of Their Families (ICRMW) in relation to activities of business enterprises, as elaborated by...

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