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  • Workshop: Public Control on Transnational Corporations & Extraterritorial Obligations: experiences of legal reforms at the national level

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        Public Control on Transnational Corporations & Extraterritorial Obligations: experiences of legal reforms at the national level  Workshop  Wednesday July 8th 2015 3pm-4:30pm  Place des Nations – Permanent Tent (#OccupyUNsquare), Geneva     While the first meeting of the intergovernmental group at the UN on the elaboration of an international treaty on business and ●●●

    SAVE THE DATE: 8 Proposals for the New Legally Binding International Instrument on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and Human Rights

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      On the occasion of the 1st session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group mandated with the elaboration of an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, to be held from 6 to 10 July 2015 in Geneva, the Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM)  and the Global Campaign ●●●

    Norway Oil Fund Asked to Divest Coca-Cola Shares

    India Resource

    Coca-Cola’s Conduct in India Violate Fund’s Ethical Guidelines   For Immediate Release July 1, 2015  San Francisco:  Activists from India and Norway are calling on Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global – the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund – to exclude the Coca-Cola company from its investment portfolio because of the company’s irresponsible water management practices ●●●

  • Written Submission of the Global Campaign to the UN Intergovernmental Working Group, June 2015

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    Written contribution of the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity to the first session of the intergovernmental working group mandated with the elaboration of an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, June 2015 DOWNLOAD/SEE PDF HERE VERSION FRANÇAISE 8 PROPOSALS FOR ●●●

    Peoples Mobilizations for a UN Treaty on TNCs inside and outside the UNHRC!

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      From 6 to 10 July 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will convene an unprecedented process that has the potential of providing new avenues for access to justice for communities affected by human rights violations committed by Transnational Corporations (TNCs) worldwide. This process could also represent a landmark in reversing the parallel ●●●

  • Pressure strengthened over binding treaty on corporations and human rights at the UN

    Radio Mundo Real

    Download: MP3 (1.7 Mb) A Friends of the Earth International´s delegation is present in Geneva, Switzerland, where the UN´s Human Rights Council is holding its sessions, aiming to urge several governments to participate in the intergovernmental panel of the Council to start defining the terms of a binding treaty on human rights and transnational corporations. The group ●●●

    West African Country Dumps Monsanto’s GM Cotton, Seeks Compensation

    Natural Society

    Joining the expanding list of GMO rejections Due to ‘disappointing yields and poor quality cotton fiber,” the country of Burkina Faso in West Africa is ditching Monsanto’s genetically modified cotton. Jeune Afrique reports that Interprofessional Cotton in Burkina Faso has decided to phase out the use of Monsanto’s GMO cotton seeds over the next three years. This is a ●●●

    Iron ore, journey with no return

    Misereor

    From the Brazilian Amazon to the German automakers   The production depicts in 28 minutes the daily life of the communities impacted by the Programa Grande Carajás(Great Carajás Programme), the world’s largest iron ore mining project in the Brazilian states of Maranhão and Pará. In this region, people affected by mining projects are supported by the Justice ●●●

  • The power of transnational corporations criticised in the EU-CELAC Summit

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    Press Note On occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit, collectives and organisations from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean gathered in Brussels during three Days of Mobilization for Peoples Sovereignty against the power of multinational corporations and the Architecture of Impunity established through Free Trade and Investment Treaties. The participants shared their strategies in rejecting the ●●●

    Feature Map on the Permanent Peoples Tribunal Hearing on Corporate Human Rights Violations and Peoples Access to Justice

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    On the anniversary of the UNHRC resolution, as states prepare for the first meeting of the intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of a UN Treaty on transnational corporations and human rights (6-10 July 2015 in Geneva), this Feature Map updates the state of the 13 cases presented in the Geneva PPT Hearing (June 2014) and serves ●●●

    Social movements Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty Against Corporate-led Trade promoted at the European and Latin American Summit

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    Press release – Monday 8th June 2015 Social movements Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty Against Corporate-led Trade promoted at the European and Latin American Summit A broad coalition ofsocial movements from Latin America and Europe organise three days of mobilisation (8-10 June) in Brussels and Strasbourg to mark the EU-CELAC Summit (10-11 June). The broad coalition aims ●●●