Displaying items by tag: businessandhumanrights

CIDSE in Geneva for the start of negotiations on a treaty to ensure businesses respect human rights

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:19

CIDSE is advocating for a UN Treaty as a key instrument to protect human rights around the world. As part of its commitment, CIDSE will attend the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (IGWG), taking place in Geneva from 23 to 27 October 2017. This will be a decisive week for the UN Treaty: follow CIDSE on Facebook and Twitter for updates from Geneva, stay informed and engage with us!

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Taking shape: Elements for a UN Treaty on businesses and human rights

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 07:37

CIDSE welcomes the publication on 2 October of elements for the international legally-binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, by the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN intergovernmental working group (IGWG) on this matter.

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Press release: EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement: Many risks, few benefits

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 13:25

The EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) could have serious consequences for the country’s already grave human rights situation, warn organisations and networks in the EU, Myanmar and ASEAN (1). The IPA’s risks have been seriously underestimated and its benefits overstated, with dangerous implications for Myanmar’s peace efforts, human rights, and democratic development, according to the report Myths and risks of the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (2).

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Pope Francis’s message of hope in Colombia significant for communities affected by mining

Friday, 08 September 2017 09:55

CIDSE, the international family of Catholic social justice agencies, welcomes the address of Pope Francis in Colombia who focused his intervention on the peace process underway in the country.

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Removing Barriers to Justice

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 14:09

Report commissioned by ActionAid Netherlands, Brot für die Welt, SOMO, CIDSE, Friends of the Earth Europe, ITUC, ITF, The Norwegian Forum for Development and Environment. August 2017

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CIDSE Highlights May-June 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017 10:03

CIDSE Highlights No.30, May - June 2017

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CIDSE Highlights March-April 2017

Thursday, 04 May 2017 08:52

CIDSE Highlights No.30, March - April 2017

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Human Rights in Trade and Investment Policies

Thursday, 20 April 2017 15:52

The potential of a UN Treaty on transnational corporations and other businesses - CIDSE Recommendations. April 2017

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CSO statement in support of the French corporate duty of vigilance law

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:12

Joint international Civil Society Statement, 14 March 2017 (Available in EN/FR)

CIDSE Highlights January-February 2017

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 09:39

CIDSE Highlights No.29, January - February 2017

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