A UN Convention on Business and Human rights – where do we stand?

| Beitrag von Isabel Daum

The first round of substantive negotiations by UN member states on a draft treaty to regulate transnational corporations and other business enterprises in human rights law took place from 15th-19th October 2018 in Geneva. This marks a milestone in the process towards an international legal regime tackling the accountability gap with regard to transnational cases involving human rights violations by business entities. This contribution provides a short overview of the draft and discusses reactions by various stakeholders at the recent session of the UN Human Rights Council’s working group. Weiterlesen