UN Human Rights Council

On 15 March 2006 the UN General Assembly voted to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights with the UN Human Rights Council

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10 September 2019
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Author: Pablo Bohoslavsky, Relator Especial de la ONU sobre deuda externa y derechos humanos

“Experto independiente ONU: ‘Las instituciones financieras internacionales son cómplices del impacto de las medidas de austeridad en derechos humanos’” – 10 de septiembre de 2019...

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24 August 2019

NGO reports raise allegations against Glencore over workplace safety & environmental damage

In a report to the UN Human Rights Council, the European-Third World Centre (CETIM) details allegations of worker's rights abuses in Glencore's operations in multiple countries including Bolivia, Canada, Australia, Zambia, Colombia, and the Democratic...

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17 July 2019

Revised draft of proposed binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: UN Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

"Legally binding instrument to regulate activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 16 Jul 2019...

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14 July 2019
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Author: Servindi (Perú)

“Señalan desafíos para la libertad de expresión en la próxima década”- 15 de julio de 2019...

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8 July 2019
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Author: Ecoportal (Argentina)

“Aumenta el riesgo de “apartheid climático” por el calentamiento global” – 1 de julio de 2019...

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4 July 2019
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Author: Mapuexpress (Chile)

“Chile: Organizaciones critican falta de interés del Estado frente a Examen Periódico Universal de la ONU” 4 de julio de 2019...

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4 July 2019

UN human rights expert condemns fossil fuel companies for being main drivers behind climate crisis

Author: Dana Drugmand, Climate Liability News

"UN Human Rights Expert: Fossil Fuel Companies and Governments to Blame for ‘Full-Blown’ Climate Crisis", 27 Jun 2019...

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5 June 2019

NGOs call on UN to consider gender as a fundamental aspect of proposed treaty on business & human rights

Author: Dr Marianna Leite, ChristianAid

"It’s time for the UN to put gender justice in business into action", 3 Jun 2019...

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8 May 2019

Human Rights Watch director says baseless lawsuits by cos. are a growing global trend to stop environmental activists

Author: Marcos Orellana, Environment and human rights director, Human Rights Watch

"Green activists are fighting the great fight—but are being dragged down by petty lawsuits | opinion", 07 May 2019...

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29 March 2019
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Author: Gestión (Perú)

“China adoptará 284 recomendaciones para mejorar sus inversiones en el extranjero” – 27 de marzo de 2019...

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