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1 Okt 2016

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The Global Campaign to reclaim peoples sovereignty, dismantle corporate power and stop impunity

Building a UN treaty on human rights and TNCs. A way forward to stop corporate impunity.

This publication contains six points for consideration of the 2nd Session of the “Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights” (OEIGWG)...The six points were presented by the Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity (Global Campaign) as written submissions and as a contribution to the work of the OEIGWG. They express in their diversity the conviction that such a legally Binding Instrument is essential for two dimensions of the Campaign’s work: to end corporate impunity and address the systemic power of TNCs which has reached unprecedented impacts on the daily lives of affected communities...1. Treaty focus on TNCs & other Business Enterprises of international scope in relation to Human rights...2.  Extraterritorial Obligations on Governments in relation to TNCs and human rights...3.  An Instrument of Enforcement in relation to the Treaty application...4.  Obligations on Human Rights in TNC supply chains...5.  International Financial Institutions (IMF/WB) & the Trade and Investment regime (WTO/FTAs & BITS)...6.  Rights of Affected People...

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