Human Rights

The EU and the corporate impunity nexus

CETIM participated in the design, coordination, writing, editing, publishing and distribution of a publication entitled “The EU and the corporate impunity nexus. Building the UN binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights”. This survey was carried out with our partners: Les Amis de la Terre France, the Observatoire des multinationales and the Transnational Institute. […]

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Key points for a true Right to Development

It may seem incongruous to discuss development or the right to development at a time when the idea of zero or negative growth is gaining ground in the West because of the frenetic exploitation of natural resources. However notions such as “development“, “development aid“ or “economic growth“ must not be confused with the right to […]

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Impunity Made in Europe

CETIM and its partners have been part of an important research for the future of the process in view of the drafting of a binding Treaty on multinationals. This document is based on a specific perspective, from the Old Continent. “The EU and the corporate impunity nexus. Building the UN binding treaty on transnational corporations […]

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A disappointing draft treaty on transnational corporations

The first draft treaty on TNCs was presented to the Working Group responsible for elaborating a Binding treaty to regulate the activities of multinationals in Geneva in October 2018. As usual, CETIM has made an active contribution to the activities of the Group, arranging for dozens of civil society representatives to participate in the debates. […]

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A victory widely reported in the media

The adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants by the Human Rights Council in Geneva (1st stage in the process) was widely commented in the french speaking media. Here are some examples of reports on the subject. Le Media devoted considerable time to the Adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Peasant. […]

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