UN Working Group on business & human rights

The UN Working Group on business & human rights was established by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011 for a 3-year term that continues to be renewed.  Full details of its mandate, commentaries on its work, and other materials are on our dedicated portal.

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23 February 2020

Human Rights Watch submits input on corruption & human rights to the Working Group

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Human Rights Watch Submission to UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights Re: Corruption and Human Rights," 21 February 2020...

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23 February 2020

Stakeholders respond to UN Working Group call for inputs for report on corruption, business & human rights

The UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights is conducting multi-stakeholder consultations to prepare for its report to the 44th session of the Human Rights Council in June 2020. ...

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30 January 2020
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Author: Groupe de travail de l'ONU sur la question des droits de l’homme et des sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises

« Consultation multipartiteet appel à contributionsLier l'agenda des entreprises et des droits de l'homme à la lutte contre la corruption », janvier 2020...

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28 January 2020

UN Working Group calls for inputs on business in conflict & post-conflict contexts (due 10 Apr)

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

As part of its mandate to promote the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights launched a project in 2018 to clarify the practical steps that States and business enterprises should take to...

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28 January 2020

UN Working Group calls for inputs on corruption, business & human rights (consultation on 6 Feb; submissions due 21 Feb)

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

...Recognizing that State actors and businesses may engage in corrupt activities, in its report to the 44th session of the Human Rights Council (June 2020), the Working Group on Business and Human Rights will seek to clarify how corruption involving...

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7 January 2020

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights: 2019 highlights and opportunities for the New Year

Author: UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

“UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights: December 2019 Newsletter”, December 2019...

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29 November 2019
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Entre el 25 y 27 de noviembre de 2019, se realizó el Foro Anual de la ONU sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos en Ginebra con participación de personas defensoras de derechos humanos que trabajan temas de empresas y derechos humanos en diferentes partes...

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29 October 2019
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Author: Bruno Bauraind, Gresea et Leïla Van Keirsbilck, dans Le Vif (Belgique)

« En finir avec l’impunité des multinationales », 29 octobre 2019...

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1 October 2019

2019 UN Forum on business & human rights: Registration open & draft programme available

Author: UN Working Group on business and human rights

The UN annual Forum on Business and Human Rights is the global platform for stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to practice. The central theme of the 2019 forum is "Time...

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15 September 2019
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Author: Reporterre (France)

« Deux écologistes assassinés au Honduras », 13 septembre 2019...

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