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Human rights in the context of global economy

Human rights in the context of global economy

A new United Nations agreement (“Zero Draft”) is intended to oblige its signatory states to enshrine the obligation for internationally operating commercial enterprises to carry out human rights due diligence in national legislation. If human rights are violated in the course of overseas business transactions, these companies will swiftly be facing substantial liabilities on a national level. (Tatjana Urdaneta Wittek, LGP News 02/2019)

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