Collective Work

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

Women human rights defenders and their supporters in Cambodia freed, following a letter sent by ESCR-Net and advocacy by other organizations

The Project Advisory Group of the Corporate Capture Project met in Mexico City

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group organized a meeting to develop strategies for the new UN process to establish a treaty to regulate corporate violations of human rights

New expert legal group to consult around the World and develop content proposal for a Treaty on Human Rights and corporate activities

ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group launches new practitioners’ guide to support the interpretation and application of ETOs in the context of corporate human rights violations

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...