Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

The Treaty Alliance, a global movement for a binding Treaty has launched a public statement that can be signed by associations and individuals. The statement calls on states to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The final … Continue reading Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

Register for a joint GADN-AWID webinar on corporate power and women’s economic justice – 28 Feb

In co-organizing this webinar AWID and the Gender and Development Network (GADN), a WIDE+ member, aim to reclaim the debate around women’s economic justice from a human rights and feminist perspective and identify common advocacy messages which can be taken to CSW61 and beyond. The webinar will explore: The theme of CSW61 is women’s economic … Continue reading Register for a joint GADN-AWID webinar on corporate power and women’s economic justice – 28 Feb

Resources, August 2015

WILPF 2015 Manifesto identifies neoliberal capitalism as one of the key challenges facing peace and freedom for women WILPF, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, the oldest women’s peace organization in the world published is 2015 Manifesto, celebrating its 100th anniversary. In this manifesto the current neoliberalism in economies was taken up as one … Continue reading Resources, August 2015

WIDE+ joins collective demand for a UN binding Treaty on Transnational Companies

The UNHRC Inter-governmental Working Group (IGWG) has been given a mandate by UN members to develop a UN binding Treaty on TransNational Companies (TNCs) and Human Rights. The IGWG has had its first working session between 6-10 July in Geneva, Switzerland. The Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, an international network comprising over 200 … Continue reading WIDE+ joins collective demand for a UN binding Treaty on Transnational Companies