Collective Work

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group released a public statement stating the CAWG “broadly welcomes the establishment of an open-ended intergovernmental working group by the UN Human Rights Council.”

Human rights violations connected to the POSCO-India project must be addressed as a matter of priority by India and South Korea during South Korean President Park Geun-Hye’s state visit to India.

On the eve of the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights over one hundred civil society organisations and social movements have publicly joined the growing call for States to begin taking steps towards establishing a binding international treaty to deal with corporate human rights abuses.

On 30th August, 2012 ESCR-Net sent a letter to Excellon Mexico and the Mexican government expressing concern over the recent dismantling of a peaceful protest camp of the Ejido La Sierrita by military and police personnel. The letter addressed reports of threatened legal...