Corporate Accountability

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The case was filed against the US government by Glamis Gold, a Canadian mining company engaged in the mining of precious metals. The project area was located within the California Desert Conservation Area, and designated areas of special cultural concern, and near, though not on, the Quechan Indian Tribe’s reservation lands.

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

Iglesias y Minería’ Press Release 17/07/2015.

Today, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace will welcome about thirty representatives of communities...

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

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

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

FIDH continues advocacy efforts for the survivors of the collapse and the families and dependants of deceased workers 

By Joanna Kyriakakis. The current debate about the desirability of renewing discussions on a UN Business and Human Rights treaty frustrates me a little

This blog entry offers brief comments on three interrelated aspects: the role of international law in regulating corporate conduct impinging upon human rights, the nature and scope of the proposed international instrument(s)