The Treaty Alliance sent the letter below to the member states of the United Nations. They call for a substantive contribution to the upcoming consultations in Geneva on the ‘Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights’. In addition, they ask the member states to actively participate in the design of the process (program of work) and to provide input for this.
As the corona virus sweeps the globe, affecting the health and lives of millions, the pandemic is wreaking further economic havoc on the lives of artisanal, small scale miners and their communities. Around 83 per…
On March 13, SOMO shared a statement on the recent reforms to the World Bank’s accountability system, together with the Bank Information Center, the Center for International Environmental Law, Inclusive Development International and Accountability Counsel….
ACIDH, Al-Haq, ECCJ, PremiCongo, PODER and SOMO sent in a joint submission to the UN Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights. SOMO and its partners…
SOMO provided input for Round Table talks in the Dutch Parliament on a binding UN treaty on business and human rights which is now under discussion. Read more (in Dutch) >