At the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, two resolutions were tabled for adoption by the Council. The first is a resolution drafted by Ecuador and South Africa and signed also by Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela. . . . It directs "to establish an open-ended intergovernmental working group with the mandate to elaborate an international legally binding instrument on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with respect to human rights." (Business and Human Rights Resource Center, Binding treaty: Pros and cons (June 2014).
--Website of the Open Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (here)
--Resolution A/HRC/RES/26/9 can be at the following OHCHR website (here)
--Watch the discussions live through UN Web TV
--Read reports from advocates in Geneva
--Concept note proposed under the responsibility of the designated Chair, Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa, Permanent Republic of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva
--Programme of Work
--Follow the debate on twitter using #BizHumanRights & #StopCorporateAbuse