A group of legal experts contribute to elaborating a set of binding international norms over business activities and human rights as part of UN action on the issue

Together, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the International Network for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) have announced a network of legal experts tasked with setting up a UN working group to formulate propositions for binding norms to tackle human rights violations related to corporate activities.

Through . Published on 09 February 2015 Ă  14h25 - Update on 09 February 2015 Ă  14h28

The proposals are to be put to an IGWG that was set up after the adoption of the United Nations Human Rights Council Resolution 26/9 in June 2014 (c.f. article No. 8500). The IGWG will meet for the first time in July 2015 and is tasked with elaborating an international treaty addressing corporate and multinational related human rights.…

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