ECCJ & ICAR Release Assessments of Current National Action Plans on Business & Human Rights
1 December, by
The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) and ECCJ have conducted structured assessments of current National Action Plans (NAPs) on business and human rights. To date, only four countries — the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Finland — have released NAPs on business and human rights. At the same time, a number of other governments have begun the process of developing such NAPs or have publicly announced an intention to do so. As such, it is essential that the four existing NAPs be closely analyzed in terms of their content and processes in order to assess (...)
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On the 12th of November 2014, the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) organised together with the public interest law firm Frank Bold the conference The EU’s Business? Ensuring Remedy for Corporate Human Rights Abuses, hosted by Richard Howitt MEP. Over a hundred of participants from the European Parliament, the European Commission, Permanent Representations as well as Civil Society organisations and academics attended the event.
When communities and workers suffer harm because of the activities of European companies, they should be able to access to remedies in Europe if they (...)
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