Collective Work


CONCLUDED EVENTS

 

 

ESCR-Net CAWG Strategy Meeting (pre-IGWG)

Advocacy Position Papers...

From 22-25 July, 31 member representatives from 17 countries met in Durban, South Africa, organized with Abahlali baseMjondolo and the ...

Members from the Strategic Litigation Working Group (SLWG) and the Corporate Accountability Working Group (CAWG), convened in Bogota, Colombia for the 167th Period of Sessions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).

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When a state allows a corporation to be created within its legal system, but then fails to impose safeguards on this corporation when it acts abroad, this state allows itself to benefit from corporate activities that result in human rights violations outside of its borders.

International...

­­­­­The Corporate Accountability Working Group had a marked presence at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva 27-29 November, with 21 of its members engaged. Amongst the more visible actions by ESCR-Net members was a side panel addressing instances of corporate...

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group (CAWG) continues to engage with the UN process to develop a new treaty to regulate transnational corporations and other business enterprises....

Third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on the elaboration of a binding treaty on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights.

ESCR-Net oral statement on behalf of the Corporate...

On 17 October 2017 ESCR-Net sent a letter to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to raise concern regarding...

From 29-31 August 2017, some 25 members of ESCR-Net—social movements and NGOs from around the world—gathered in Mexico City, to develop a strategic plan for the next two years of the Corporate...

At the ESCR-Net Global Strategy Meeting in November 2016, over 140 representatives of Member organizations – working across four languages – defined shared objectives to collectively confront unjust systems and promote transformative alternatives to advance ESCR over the next...