CIDSE’s contribution to the UN IGWG on transnationals with respect to Human Rights – CIDSE

CIDSE’s contribution to the UN IGWG on transnationals with respect to Human Rights

“It is now time to open constructive discussions in the IGWG towards developing an international legally binding instrument that can make an important contribution to effectively stopping the occurrence of human rights abuses by businesses on the ground”

Contributions to the legal building blocks of the Treaty on business and human rights regarding the scope, the state duty to protect and direct obligations for corporations, on the occasion of the first IGWG session in Geneva, 6-10 July, together with Friends of the Earth Europe, Brot für die Welt, SOMO, IBFAN, IBFAN-GIFA, and Global Policy Forum.

Contact: 

Stefan Reinhold
Advocacy Assistant (Private Sector, Conflict Minerals, EU LA Advocacy)
reinhold(at)cidse.org

IGWG_contribution_FoEE_BftW_GPF_CIDSE_IBFAN_SOMO_July_2015_FINAL_2.pdf

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