Protecting Rights. Ending Corporate Abuse

Access to justice

Joint Comments and Suggestions on the Draft Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on human rights and business of 22 August 2014

Comments and suggestions from Amnesty International, ECCJ, FIDH, CORE and Sherpa on the Draft Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on human rights and business of 22 August 2014.

UNWG Consultation on National Action Plans – Submission on Remedy

The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), CORE, and the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) emphasise that, in the development of National Action Plans (NAPs), States must first conduct National Baseline Assessments (NBAs) and then commit in their NAP to close identified gaps through legislative or other regulatory means.

Joint submission to the Drafting Group on Human Rights and Business of the Council of Europe

The response expresses support for a Council of Europe non-binding instrument focused on access to justice and closely related issues. Such an instrument should essentially deal with State–based judicial mechanisms given the Council of Europe’s long-standing expertise in this field and since other instruments have already provided important guidance on companybased grievance mechanisms.

Joint submission to the Drafting Group on Human Rights and Business of the Council of Europe

The response expresses support for a Council of Europe non-binding instrument focused on access to justice and closely related issues. Such an instrument should essentially deal with State–based judicial mechanisms given the Council of Europe’s long-standing expertise in this field and since other instruments have already provided important guidance on company based grievance mechanisms.

Fit for Purpose? A review of the UK National Contact Point (NCP) for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2008

A review of the UK National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.