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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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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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8 September 2019
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Durante los días 3 y 4 de septiembre, se celebró en Santiago de Chile la Cuarta Consulta Regional Latinoamericana y del Caribe sobre empresas y derechos humanos, convocada por la Oficina de la Alta Comisionada de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos y el...

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26 August 2019
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El Grupo de Trabajo de las Naciones Unidas sobre empresas y los derechos humanos visitó a Honduras del 19 al 28 de agosto de 2019. La estancia prestó especial atención a la situación de las personas defensoras de derechos humanos y pueblos indígenas en...

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6 June 2019

UN Working Group calls on G20 to step up on business & human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"Time for the G20 to act on commitments and step up leadership on business and human rights", June 2019...

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7 May 2019
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Author: Instituto Danés de Derechos Humanos

“Empresas y derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe” – 1 de mayo de 2019...

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2 April 2019

UN WG on business & human rights and various special rapporteurs call on gov't to protect HRDs vs Thammakaset suits

30 January 2019...

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