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Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida (Environmental Committee in Defense of Life), an environmental and human rights defenders' movement in Colombia, held a symbolic act on Tuesday, October 2, in front of the Palace...


A toothless tool? First impressions on the Draft Optional Protocol to the Legally Binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights


Authored by ESCR-Net members: Gabriela Kletzel & Andrés López Cabello, Centro de Estudios...


CONCLUDED EVENTS

 

 

ESCR-Net CAWG Strategy Meeting (pre-IGWG)

Advocacy Position Papers...

ESCR-Net member, Habi Center for Environmental Rights, has lost a longstanding leader in the struggle for environmental rights and social justice. Mohamed "Nagi" Ibrahim Mohamed Salem has represented...

African Commission advances corporate accountability for human rights abuses

In 2004, a small number of lightly armed rebels tried to take control of Kilwa, a remote fishing town in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo). About 50 km away from Kilwa there is a copper and silver mine, where Anvil Mining Company (Anvil Mining), a small Australian-Canadian mining company, had mining operations. Notably, the port in Kilwa was the only transport link to export the mine ore to processing plants in other countries.

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...