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Themes Archives: Business and Human Rights

Mekong Region: ICJ and EarthRights consider means to improve access to justice for victims of extraterritorial corporate human rights harms

“States must take steps to strengthen access to justice for victims of extraterritorial corporate human rights harms in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam (‘CLMTV’)”, according to dozens of human rights lawyers from the Mekong Region at a Workshop hosted by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and EarthRights International on 8 and 9 […]

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Thailand: ICJ works with judges and prosecutors to consider means to improve access to justice for extraterritorial corporate human rights harms

“Laws, policies and practices in Thailand must be reviewed and amended in order to remove obstacles to holding Thai companies accountable for wrongdoing outside the country’s borders and ensure their alignment with Thailand’s obligations under international human rights law”, justice sector officials concluded at a workshop hosted by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and […]

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ICJ/FES Conference: Business and Human Rights – From National Practice to International Binding Standards

On 12 October in Geneva and online, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) will bring together national and international leaders and practitioners for a conference to share the developments and evidence from national practice and discuss ways in which international binding standards can draw from that practice and provide a key impetus […]

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Thailand: Government and companies must effectively implement commitments under the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

The draft Second National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (2023-2027) (NAP), now being considered in a public hearing (2 August to 19 September), must be reviewed to ensure its consistency with international standards and effective implementation, urged participants of the online discussion organized by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and partners on […]

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