Binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights: press conference and action at opening of the week of mobilization in Geneva

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  Hundreds of social movements and organizations demanded on Monday in Geneva (Switzerland) that countries commit and make substantial advances in the process of UN negotiations towards a binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights violations.   The social●●●

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Friends of the Earth International urges states to advance talks on binding treaty to reign in corporate abuse

Friends of the Earth International

    Amsterdam and globally, 19 October 2017: Ahead of the next round of talks on a UN treaty on transnational corporations and human rights in Geneva on 23-27 October 2017, Friends of the Earth International is urging states to enter constructively●●●

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The end of corporate impunity is coming

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Transnational corporations act with a high degree of impunity   The treaties for investment protection and “free” trade signed by states favor the interests of transnational corporations by granting them rights and privileges, without requiring them in return to assume●●●

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CALL TO ACTION! 2017 will be a decisive year for the Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Human rights!

Dismantle Corporate Power

    WEEK of PEOPLES MOBILISATION JOIN US IN GENEVA FROM OCT 23-27, 2017 2017 WILL BE A DECISIVE YEAR FOR THE BINDING TREATY ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS!   BE THERE TO RECLAIM PEOPLES RIGHTS OVER INVESTORS, CORPORATE●●●

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NEW REPORT: “End of the road for transnational corporations? From a pioneer law in France to a UN treaty”

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AMCU: Our comrades target of violence and assassination

AMCU

       It is with absolute outrage and grief that we mark the killing of one of our members from Impala Platinum and the shooting of another AMCU shop-steward at Lonmin.   Today, comrade, Mohahu Daniel Maseko was shot dead, riddled with 5 bullets●●●

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The Ecuadorian government threats to negotiate with Chevron on behalf of the people affected

Unión de Afectados y afectadas por las Operaciones de Texaco (UDAPT)

    The people affected by Chevron adopt legal actions to preserve the case. They inform that Lenín Moreno cannot interfere with justice and negotiate a private judgement. They emphasize that this lawsuit has passed eight Administrations.   Quito, September●●●

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