Collective Work

On 19 August, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Guatemala to underscore its concern about the criminalization of a...

On 13 August, ESCR-Net sent a press release in order to request Judge Edmundo Roman Pinzon, the president of the Second Criminal Court of the High Court of Justice of the state of Guerrero, to carefully evaluate the evidence submitted by...

From July 6th to 10th, the United Nations’ (UN) open-ended intergovernmental working group (IGWG) held its ...

The Treaty Initiative Project submitted a joint written statement to the First Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, regarding the Scope of the Legally Binding Instrument to Address Human Rights...

Documenting the human rights abuses promoted by the POSCO-India project this report, produced by ESCR-Net and the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at NYU School of Law, calls for a suspension of the POSCO-India project and a halt to the human rights abuses....

ESCR-Net & FIDH has published a Working Draft of the first in a series of 'Building Blocks' that contribute to the negotiations on the content of the...

ESCR-Net have developed a Scoping Report highlighting six cases of corporate capture in different industries and across different regions.  The Scoping Report is a preliminary...

Unity Statement produced by the participants in the Asia Pacific Regional Consultation on the treaty on TNCs and other business entreprises and human rights. Please download the statement...

FIDH and ESCR-Net will hold the first regional consultation meeting in the framework of their joint Treaty Initiative project in Chiang Mai, Thailand,...

Draft observations from IOE, BIAC, ICC and WBCD (May 1)

Argues that treaty process must not undermine the "extensive progress" made with respect to the UNGP...

Given the impunity with which corporations in Asia and the Pacific operate, the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of a Resolution last year to elaborate a binding instrument provides a critical opportunity to advance corporate accountability