3rd Session of Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations

The third session of the IGWG for the elaboration of an international instrument to regulate TNCs and Other Business Enterprises (OBEs) with respect to Human Rights started yesterday and will go on until Friday.  For those interested to listen to the plenary discussion, the livestream is available here:

 

If you can, do  watch this session – it shows clearly the very different perspectives of some of  world’s largest corporations – represented by the International Chamber of Commerce and a great array of Human Rights NGOs advocating the primacy of Human Rights.

To help for those of us who don’t have the time – the European Coalition for Corporate Justice is preparing daily summaries of what happens at the Treaty session

http://corporatejustice.org/news/3514-un-treaty-negotiations-day-1-the-eu-brings-a-sense-of-deja-vu

 

Here is a communication  Toolkit 2017 EN    with useful links and information to support and synergize with civil society coalitions in Geneva (Treaty Alliance and Dismantle Corporate Campaign).

 

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