Displaying items by tag: bindingtreaty - CIDSE

Making a Killing - Holding corporations to account for land and human rights violations

Wednesday, 06 March 2019 16:25

Trócaire Policy Paper, March 2019.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Goodwill is not enough to prevent the next dam burst

Friday, 15 February 2019 08:56

The dam burst in Brazil is yet another tragic example of the mining sector's negligence in the area of the environment and human rights. Binding international regulations are urgently needed. (Original text in NL - see below)

Published in B&HR Frameworks

The Feminists for a Binding Treaty

Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:03

Early this month, January 2019, thousands of employees from Bangladesh factories making clothing apparels for global retail giants such as H&M, Walmart and many others went on strikes over low wages. The protest was marred with violence and repression by the police leading to reports of loss of lives and several others injured. Bangladesh’s USD$30 billion clothing industry is the world’s second largest apparel manufacturer, just behind China. The sector employs approximately 3.5 million workers and of these, 85 percent are women.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

Campaigners dressed as wolves invade Davos in protest against ISDS 'corporate courts’

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 08:20

Press release: Davos, Switzerland

*Action is taking place on January 23rd at 1 pm, in front of the Davos Library*. Campaigners dressed as corporate wolves will invade the streets of Davos, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to protest the rights of corporations to sue governments under controversial “Investor State Dispute Settlement” (ISDS) provisions.

Published in Newsroom

Une régulation des entreprises pour assurer le droit à l’alimentation

Thursday, 03 January 2019 16:36

Vers la fin du business as usual ? Document d'analyse par Entraide et Fraternité, décembre 2018

Published in B&HR Frameworks

CIDSE Highlights Sept-Oct 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018 16:09

CIDSE Highlights No.37, September - October 2018

Published in General content

Pressure growing for a UN Binding Treaty with or without the EU’s support

Friday, 19 October 2018 18:28

This week has been a milestone in advancing negotiations of the open-ended intergovernmental working group (OEIGWG) for the elaboration of an International Legally Binding Instrument on Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises with respect to human rights, also known as the Binding Treaty.

Published in Newsroom

EU civil society organisations call on the EU to contribute substantively to the negotiations on the Zero Draft Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Monday, 15 October 2018 07:50

Today civil society groups from the EU member states have gathered at the UN in Geneva to support the Intergovernmental Working Group tasked with developing a binding instrument to ensure that businesses respect human rights. Last year valuable time and energy was wasted by attempts to hold up the process. We look forward to being able to get to grips with the real challenges, in the light of the very real dangers that communities, workers, activists and human rights defenders face now if they challenge business interests.

Published in Newsroom

What can the zero draft Treaty text offer to people negatively affected by business operations?

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 10:59

Blog article originally published by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre as part of their Reflections on the Zero Draft blog series on the proposed binding treaty on business and human rights.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Nouveau traité international : l’ONU sera‐t‐elle enfin en mesure de nous protéger des multinationales ?

Friday, 22 June 2018 07:37

Une Analyse de la Commission Justice et Paix – Belgique - Mai 2018

Published in B&HR Frameworks

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