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This week saw the publication of the landmark revised draft of a UN treaty which aims to prevent human rights abuses by transnational corporations and other business enterprises, and close existing gaps in access to justice for victims.
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.
Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights
Contribution for their second session, Geneva, 24 – 28 October 2016
Political leaders decided to develop the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) because they realized that current ambition and action on sustainable development is inadequate to meet the challenges presented by environmental science.
CIDSE, represented by our U.S. Member Organisation, Center of Concern, and by our Secretariat, participated at the Interactive Multistakeholder Dialogue with the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
CIDSE delegation statement on the UN Special Event Outcome Document: Many questions remain unanswered
The Outcome document approved at the UN Special Event on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on 25 September 2013 in New York raises the right questions but answers too few of them. The document is meant to take stock of progress in implementing the goals and set parameters for the process to define a new generation of development goals by 2015.
Post-2015 policymaking: What is being planned, what might actually happen, and CAFOD’s current policy lines, CAFOD Policy Paper, March 2012
2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20), CIDSE submission to the Rio+20 Zero Draft Document, October 2011 (also available in DE - ES - FR)
With or without a State - EU aid to state-building and development in the Occupied Palestinian Territory in light of the Palestinian UN initiative, September 2011
EU position for the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) - CIDSE submission to the European Commission public consultation, April 2011