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Business and Human Rights need international legally binding instruments – ICJ report

The report is the result of a consultation process and ICJ’s internal discussions and research on the adoption of standards on business and human rights.

June 16, 2014

Venezuela: weak legal system threatens democracy

A new report launched today by the ICJ pinpoints key deficiencies in the Venezuelan legal system, which threaten the rule of law, democracy and human rights in the country.

June 5, 2014

Honduras: better guarantees needed for judicial independence

The ICJ has published a report seeking better guarantees for judicial independence and the separation of powers in Honduras.

May 23, 2014

Tunisia: Reforms should be adopted to strengthen the independence and accountability of the judiciary

The ICJ today called on the Tunisian authorities to build on the advances made in the January 2014 Constitution by introducing legal and policy reforms to ensure the Tunisian judiciary is fully independent and accountable and is able to uphold human rights and the rule of law.

May 13, 2014

ICJ Annual Report 2013 now online!

The ICJ issued today its Annual Report 2013, which offers a concise summary of the work carried out by the ICJ over the last year.

May 7, 2014

New ICJ report: Financial institutions and the rights of the child

The conduct of international financial institutions (IFIS) often has a substantial, sometimes adverse, impact on the enjoyment of human rights of persons affected directly or indirectly by their activities.

April 17, 2014