New report identifies recommended EU and Member States actions to tackle barriers to justice
9 February, by
Frank Bold, the European Coalition for Corporate Justice, the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights, the Corporate Responsibility Coalition and Sherpa have released the report from their Access to Justice project.
’The EU’s Business: Recommended Actions for the EU and its Member States to Ensure Access to Judicial Remedy for Business-Related Human Rights Impacts’ is the result of a two-year dialogue among legal experts, civil society organizations and decision makers in Europe on how to tackle barriers faced by victims of business abuses seeking justice. The report was (...)
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On January 23rd ECCJ sent a letter to some members of the French National Assembly in support to the bill that is currently being discussed. This bill would establish a duty of vigilance on French parent companies. The bill has been advanced by the ecologist and socialist groups of the National Assembly and has the support from 4 political groups. However, over the last weeks, in the run-up to the vote, the French government has called the socialist group to revise the proposal. A vote should take place in the end of March. French NGOs are highly mobilized to ensure a meaningful outcome (...)
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