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Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations & Human Rights
October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017
Third Session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, October 23-27, Geneva
Location: Room XX of the Palais des Nations, Geneva
Registration: Only UN Member and Observer States, specialized agencies and other international organizations, national human rights institutions with “A status” accreditation, and NGOs with ECOSOC consultative status may attend and participate in the public meetings of the OEIGWG.
The first and second sessions of the OEIGWG were dedicated to conducting constructive deliberations on the content, scope, nature and form of a future international instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The Chairperson-Rapporteur of the OEIGWG is currently preparing elements for a draft legally binding instrument, taking into consideration the discussions held during the first two sessions. The third session of the working group will use these draft elements as a basis for substantive negotiations. USCIB’s Gabriella Herzog, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, will attend the third session.