Displaying items by tag: businessandhumanrights - CIDSE

CIDSE at the Thematic Social forum on Mining and Extractivism

Monday, 12 November 2018 14:28

The first “Thematic Social forum on Mining and Extractivism” is taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 - 15 November 2018.

CIDSE Highlights Sept-Oct 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018 16:09

CIDSE Highlights No.37, September - October 2018

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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.

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Civil society proposal for the Conclusions and Recommendations of the Report of the 4th session of the OEIGWG

Thursday, 18 October 2018 09:49

Civil society members of the Treaty Alliance, The Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, and Trade Unions proposal for the Conclusions and Recommendations of the Report of the 4th session of the OEIGWG

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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.

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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 attended the fourth session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (IGWG), which took place in Geneva from 15 to 19 October.

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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.

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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)

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CIDSE Highlights May-June 2018

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11:30

CIDSE Highlights No.36, May - June 2018

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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

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