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.
Today civil society groups from the EU member states have gathered at the UN in Geneva to support the Intergovernmental Working Group tasked with developing a binding instrument to ensure that businesses respect human rights….
A group of civil society organistions welcomes the European Commission’s proposed directive on Unfair Trading Practices (UTPs). This directive represents a valuable opportunity to tackle UTPs across the Union and ensure that food supply chains work…
ActionAid, CAFOD, CIDSE, Friends of the Earth Europe and SOMO sent the attached letter in which they provide substantive input and recommendations to various European bodies for the development of the European position with regard…
Letter to the Tanzanian government As SOMO works with several civil society and community based organisations on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania, we see the alarming trend of deteriorating civic space in the country….