Business and Human Rights
Responsible behaviour by Chinese companies: changes at home and abroad
Global Witness event at 2014 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights
16:15 – 17:45
Location: Palais des Nations, Room IX
Rigged? The Scramble for Africa's Oil, Gas and Minerals
Bill Oddie's BankWatch
The Great Rip Off Map
European companies able to reap rewards from deadly conflict mineral trade
[French version available here]
The European Union is failing to stifle a deadly trade in conflict minerals, a coalition of rights groups including Global Witness and Amnesty International warned today, weeks before new legislation will be discussed in Parliament.
Global Witness Submission to the Report by the UN Secretary-General regarding the dissemination and implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
Global Witness welcomes this opportunity to provide input to the report by the UN Secretary-General on how the United Nations system as a whole, including programmes, funds and specialized agencies, can contribute to the advancement of the business and human rights agenda and the dissemination and implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (‘UN Guiding Principles’). We believe the key areas for focus are via:
Towards a proactive business and human rights regime - A Global Witness paper to the Danish EU Presidency
Global Witness is a non-governmental organisation that for 17 years has run pioneering campaigns against natural resource-related conflict and corruption and associated human rights abuses. We have exposed the brutality and injustice that results from the fight to access and control natural resource wealth, and have sought to bring the perpetrators of this corruption and conflict to account.
Financing a parallel government?
Action urgently needed to stop off budget financing to Mugabe’s regime
The international community must act to prevent off budget financing of Mugabe’s feared secret police, said Global Witness in a report published today.
The Charles Taylor Verdict: A Global Witness briefing on a dictator, blood diamonds and timber, and two countries in recovery
What we've been reading
global witness in the press
For general enquiries please contact +44 (0)207 492 5820, email@example.com.
For urgent out of hours enquiries please contact Andrea Pattison on +44 (0)797 010 3083.