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Join New Tactics and Niko Lusiani of ESCR-Net for an online dialogue on Corporate Accountability Beyond Borders: Exploring home states' efforts to protect against business-related human rights abuses from February 23 to March 1, 2011.

This joint civil society statement on the draft Guiding Principles for the operationalization of the "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework was presented to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on transnational corporations and other business enterprises (SRSG), Prof. John Ruggie in January, 2011.

We invite you to join us at a special public forum to highlight the importance of strengthening the voice and capacity of those whose human rights are affected by business, focusing particularly on the development and utilization of new documentation, advocacy tools, strategies and tactics.

 Lettre à l'attention du Professeur John Ruggie, Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général chargé de la question des droits de l'homme et des sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises.

The Business and Human Rights Documentation Project (B-HRD) is calling for papers on cutting-edge business and human rights issues for its inaugural Working Papers series.

 

 Letter to Professor John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on transnational and other business enterprises.

The U.S. commitment to freedom from want requires the government to take specific action in its fiscal and monetary policies to prioritize full employment and to ensure that third party behavior does not compromise human rights.