Videos of the Side Events at the third session of the UN Human Rights Council – Geneva, October 2017

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  On the occasion of the third session of the UN Human Rights Council open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (OEIGWG), the Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM), the Transnational Institute,●●●

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Serious human rights violations in Asia involving companies and the inefficacy of national legal instruments

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  Descargar: MP3 (1.3 MB)   Approximately 40 million people were affected by the intentional fires in 2 million hectares of lands and forests in Indonesia in 2015 to prepare the lands for palm oil production. 23 people died, most of●●●

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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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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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Remembering Marikana – Interview with Brid Brennan and Nnimmo Bassey at the end of the second session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal in South Africa

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  DESCARGAR MP3 (15.1 MB)   The 2nd session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT) on transnational corporations, organized by the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and held in Johannesburg, South Africa, came to an end on Friday. A●●●

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EU grants approval to merger of agribusiness corporations and consolidates a global monopoly; interview with Adrian Bebb of Friends of the Earth Europe

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    Download: MP3 (6.5 Mb)   In light of the approval by the European Commission of the $130 billion mega-merger between agribusiness corporations Dow Chemical and Du Pont, and anticipating similar authorizations for other agribusiness giants, organizations warn that a●●●

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Judgment of those accused of murdering Nicinha will take place this Thursday

Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB)

  Two of those accused of the death of Nilce de Souza Magalhães, fisher and affected by the Jirau hydroelectric plant, will be judged by the Jury Court in Porto Velho, in the state of Ronônia.   This week, on●●●

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