Displaying items by tag: businessandhumanrights - CIDSE

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

A crucial year for the UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 09:29

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 fourth 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 15 to 19 October.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

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

CIDSE contribution to the 4th session of the IGWG

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 12:40

CIDSE contribution to the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights for their fourth session (Geneva, 15-19 October 2018)

Published in B&HR Frameworks

CIDSE Highlights May-June 2018

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11:30

CIDSE Highlights No.36, May - June 2018

Published in General content

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

Treaty Alliance letter to UN Member States

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 10:39

Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group on a Legally Binding Instrument on TNCs and OBEs with respect to human rights- OEIGWG
June 5, 2018. 

Published in B&HR Frameworks

European Banks investing over €100 billion in dirty extractive companies.

Monday, 14 May 2018 15:44

Dirty Profits 6 report released by Facing Finance highlights the investments of ten European banks in  transnational extractive companies such as Glencore, Vale, Rio Tinto and others,  which continuously violate human rights and the environment.

Published in Conflict Minerals

CIDSE Highlights March-April 2018

Friday, 04 May 2018 11:31

CIDSE Highlights No.35, March - April 2018

Published in General content

Women resisting extractivism

Thursday, 26 April 2018 12:20

Conference co-sponsored by CIDSE member, Development and Peace (Canada) with the participation of 45 land defenders from over 20 countries (Montreal, April 27-30, 2018)

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