CETIM statements on the impunity of transnational corporations

In the following pages, you will find CETIM’s English declarations at the UN on the theme of impunity of transnational corporations


Realisation of the Right to health

The right to health is recognised in numerous international instruments on human rights. It is also recognised that the achievement of the right to health is closely related to and dependent upon the realization of other human rights, in particular, the right to food, clean water, sanitation, housing, land, work, education and basic health services2. […]

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Transnational Corporations and Human Rights

I. Effects of transnational corporations’ activities and working methods on human rights A. What are transnational corporations? 1. Transnational corporations are private law legal entities with a presence in multiple territorial jurisdictions but with a single decision-making headquarters. 2. Transnational corporations are active in the production of goods and of services – in practically all […]

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Working Group on the working methods and activities of transnational corporations of the Sub-Commission: at an impasse

1. On a document submitted to the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in 2001 (E/CN.4/Sub.2/2001/NGO/21. Activities of the Working Group on Transnational Corporations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights), the American Association of Jurists and the Centre Europe Third World stated: « … The Working Group […]

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