Updated version of guidebook on "Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses", includes chapter on mediation following revision of OECD guidelines
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Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
La version actualisée du guide "Entreprises et violations des droits de l’Homme", comprend le chapitre sur la médiation après la révision des principes directeurs pour les entreprises multinationales de l'OCDE...La FIDH souhaite que ce guide constitue un outil pratique pour les victimes et leurs représentants, les ONG et les autres acteurs de la société civile (les syndicats, les associations paysannes, les mouvements sociaux et les activistes) afin que les victimes puissent obtenir justice et réparation pour les abus commis par ou avec la complicité des entreprises. Le guide compte cinq sections examinant chacune différents types de mécanismes, y compris les mécanismes intergouvernementaux, les possibilités de contentieux s’offrant aux victimes, les mécanismes de médiation tels que les Points de Contacts Nationaux de l’OCDE, les mécanismes de plaintes disponibles en fonction du soutien financier reçu par les entreprises ainsi que les mécanismes pouvant être explorés selon les engagements volontaires des entreprises.
Updated version: Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Victims and NGOs on Recourse Mechanisms
Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
In all parts of the world, human rights and environmental abuses are taking place as a result of the direct or indirect action of corporations. In Latin America, union leaders are being shot for publicly claiming their rights in many countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala and El Salvador. From the Philippines to Peru, indigenous peoples’ right to be consulted in relation to investment projects in the extractive industry continues to be ignored...With this guide, FIDH seeks to provide a practical tool for victims and their representatives, NGOs and other civil society groups (unions, peasant associations, social movements, activists) to seek justice and obtain reparation for victims of human rights abuses involving multinational corporations.
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