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SIDE-EVENT – The risks of corporate power concentration to human and peoples’ rights: the need for a Binding Treaty

Dismantle Corporate Power

    SIDE EVENT   On the occasion of the 35th session of UN Human Rights Council, Friends of the Earth International, Corporate Accountability International, Transnational Institute, La Via Campesina, Europe Third World Centre (CETIM) and Human Rights and Business●●●

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Chevron: Call on the Swiss National Bank

UDAPT- Unión de Afectados y Afectadas por las Operaciones de Texaco (UDAPT)

  CALL UPON THE SWISS NATIONAL BANK TO VOTE AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF CHEVRON ON MAY 31st, 2017     On the basis of the anti-Chevron campaign, several Swiss organizations have launched a call to the Swiss National Bank●●●

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Is international investment law moving the ball forward on IHRL obligations for business enterprises?


  by Anil Yilmaz-Vastardis   The question of whether businesses are subjects of international law in the absence of express treaty provisions to that effect, and thus can have IHRL obligations, receives mixed answers from legal scholars. Rights granted to●●●

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Our food is not your business

Global Forest Coalition

Alternatives to unsustainable livestock and feedstock farming and the current corporate free trade model     This briefing paper aims to contribute to the many ongoing efforts, actions, and discussions on alternatives to industrial livestock production, whether local, specific or●●●

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ADB in Bangladesh: More Than Four Decades of Pillage & Devastation

Committee for the Abolition of Illegimate Debt

8 May by Hasan Mehdi   Since then (till 2016) Asian Development Bank (ADB) has contracted 259 loans, 411 technical assistance programmes and 45 grant based projects. It has invested around 1459 billion takas (BDT) equivalent to 18.230 billion US$.●●●


Environmental Groups Condemn Chevron Before U.S. Supreme Court for Faking Evidence in Pollution Case

Chevron Toxico

  Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC) 3 May 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Donziger at sdonziger@donzigerandassociates.com Washington, DC – Leading civil society groups have submitted two briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court blasting Chevron and its law firm Gibson●●●

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Nigerian community sues Italian oil giant ENI

Friends of the Earth Europe

  The Ikebiri community, from Bayelsa state, Nigeria, have launched an unprecedented legal case against the Italian oil giant ENI today seeking clean-up of, and compensation for damages from, an oil spill which has affected their community in the Niger●●●

  • Rio de Janeiro (Date & Place TBC): Meeting of the Global Campaign on the Peoples Centre on Corporate Impunity, at the occasion of the HOMA IV International Seminar on Human Rights and Business


  • Philippines (Date & Place TBC): Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 50th aniversary


  • Anniversary of the massacre of Marikana