UN Human Rights Council general debate on presentation of the report from the 3rd session of the IGWG (UN Treaty Process)

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Date (s):8-9 March 2018
Title of the Meeting:UN Human Rights Council general debate on presentation of the report from the 3rd session of the IGWG (UN Treaty Process)
Location:Palais des Nations, Geneva
IOE contact (s):Peter Hall
Additional information:Statement delivered by the IOE to the UN Human Rights Council on Agenda Item 3: "Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development"
Aim of the Meeting:The government of Ecuador presented the Report from the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights
IOE role in the meeting:IOE delivered a statement to restate its opposition to the "elements" paper for an international legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises.