Business and Human Rights

India Relaxes Child Labour Legislation – A New Challenge for Sustainable Supply Chains in the Garment Sector

India Relaxes Child Labour Legislation – A New Challenge for Sustainable Supply Chains in the Garment Sector

The Indian government has recently brought in changes to the Child Labour Act and decided to allow children below ...
The International Human Rights Law Responsibilities of NGOs

The International Human Rights Law Responsibilities of NGOs

The international human rights law (IHRL) system is predicated on the principle of state responsibility to ...
The Emergence of Business and Human Rights in the EU’s External Relations

The Emergence of Business and Human Rights in the EU’s External Relations

Globalization has provided for numerous opportunities for enterprises to contribute to the respect of human ...
Los “Fondos Buitre” y la Ley de Quiebras de los Estados en crisis económica.

Los “Fondos Buitre” y la Ley de Quiebras de los Estados en crisis económica.

En un libro reciente editado por Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky y Jernej Letnar Cernic se ha observado que la gestión ...
The ‘Vulture Funds’ Issue and the Bankruptcy Law Process for States in Economic Crisis

The ‘Vulture Funds’ Issue and the Bankruptcy Law Process for States in Economic Crisis

A recent book edited by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky and Jernej Letnar Černič notes that poor public resource ...
Finance and Human Rights: Developments in Brazil and Peru

Finance and Human Rights: Developments in Brazil and Peru

In December 2014, governments, businesses and civil society gathered at the Palais des Nations, the UN’s ...
Indigenous Ecuadorians Bring Protracted Legal Battle Before the Supreme Court of Canada

Indigenous Ecuadorians Bring Protracted Legal Battle Before the Supreme Court of Canada

A 21-year legal battle that has made its way through the courts of Ecuador and the United States will arrive next ...
National Pro Bono Week – Advancing Human Rights In and Through Business

National Pro Bono Week – Advancing Human Rights In and Through Business

Continuing with our series on internships for National Pro Bono Week, Lucia Berro reflects on her time as an OPBP ...
Where will the US go after Kiobel?

Where will the US go after Kiobel?

Last year, the landmark US Supreme Court decision of Kiobel held that the presumption against extraterritorial ...
Vulture Funds: the Real Dimension of the Controversy from a Human Rights Perspective

Vulture Funds: the Real Dimension of the Controversy from a Human Rights Perspective

While a lot of perspectives (economic, political, legal and even diplomatic) have been brought to the table ...
Los “fondos buitre” y la verdadera dimensión de la controversia desde una perspectiva de derechos humanos

Los “fondos buitre” y la verdadera dimensión de la controversia desde una perspectiva de derechos humanos

Después de que la República de Argentina dejó de pagar su deuda externa en 2001, el 92,4% de los bonistas aceptó ...
Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Editor's note: this post follows from yesterday's post, by Frances Raday, UN Rapporteur-Chair, on the 2014 Working ...

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