human rights
IIED | 18-Oct-2016
There is considerable room to rethink substantive norms and dispute settlement arrangements.
Tele Sur | 24-Jul-2016
For the first time ever, progress is being made at the United Nations for a binging legal instrument that would hold corporations accountable for human rights violations.
Friends of the Earth Europe | 21-Jun-2016
Friends of the Earth Europe welcomes a reference to the UN process to establish binding rules that would force multinational corporations to respect human rights laws, but calls on the EU to start actively supporting this UN process.
S2B | 31-May-2016
This report discusses options for the following aspects of the treaty: access to remedy; enforcement mechanisms; and its relationship with the trade and investment regime.
EurActiv | 22-Apr-2016
La nouvelle mouture du règlement des différends entre investisseurs et État n’est pas plus compatible avec les droits humains que la précédente, selon un expert de l’ONU.
EurActiv | 22-Apr-2016
The EU’s new investment court is no more consistent with fundamental rights than the previous investor-state dispute settlement system, according to a UN human rights expert.
Earth Institute | 17-Mar-2016
A new report from the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment explores the dilemmas posed by land investments under international investment treaties and human rights law.
IISD | 15-Feb-2016
The UNGPs set out a three-pillar framework: the state duty to protect human rights, the corporate responsibility to respect human rights, and access to remedy for victims of business-related abuses.
El Watan | 29-Jan-2016
La chaîne qatarie Al Jazeera a annoncé poursuivre l’Egypte en justice devant un tribunal d’arbitrage dépendant de la Banque mondiale, l’accusant d’avoir «confisqué» ses investissements et causé «une perte d’au moins 150 millions de dollars».
Lawyer Herald | 29-Jan-2016
Pan-Arab TV Network Al-Jazeera is taking legal actions against Egypt over the closure of the Qatar-owned broadcast network and the harassments of its journalists has led to $150 million worth of losses.

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