UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights "Zero Draft" Negotiations Day 2

Author: ECCJ (Belgium), Published on: 17 October 2018

[On Tuesday 16 November 2018 in Geneva, during the open-ended intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of a proposed business and human rights treaty, the second day of the fourth session saw:]

  • EU delegation meeting civil society…
  • Side event [organised by the Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) was] cancelled due to…EU member states’ reluctance to exchange on this topic…
  • [The hottest topic on the table remains why the binding treaty only includes transnational…corporations in its scope.]
  • Affected communities speak up…on how to ensure real access to justice.
  • [The Chair Rapporteur] takes French duty of vigilance law as a good example [and] experts exchange on what due diligence means.

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