Resolution: Supporting the Development of an International Treaty to Ensure Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Corporations

Duration: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:00
Kind of WILPF Initiative/Event: 
Other WILPF Events
Countries: 
Global

The International Board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom recently met to adopt a Resolution in support of an international treaty intended to hold corporations accountable for human rights abuses. The Resolution recognizes the intersection of corporate activities and militarisation, as well as the detrimental impact of extractive industries and corporate development projects that perpetuate and deepen the North-South divide. Read the entire text of the Resolution below. 

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Resolution: Supporting the Development of an International Treaty to Ensure Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Corporations