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Sessions of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Please note that the sessions are closed to the public, except for specific "open consultations" that are indicated on this website.


Dates of the 2016 sessions of the Working Group

  • 13th session: Geneva, 1-5 February 2016
  • 14th session: Geneva, 2-6 May 2016
  • 15th session: Geneva, 26-30 September 2016

15th session: Geneva, 26 - 30 September 2016

During the session, the Working Group will convene separate meetings with States, Business Associations, and Civil Society Organisations in Palais Wilson, 1st floor conference room. These are not open to the general public:
States: Wednesday 28 September 2016 (15:00-16:00)
Civil society organisations: Wednesday 28 September 2016 (16:00-17:00)
Business Associations: Wednesday 28 September 2016 (17:00-18:00)

Stakeholders may also attend the meeting with civil society organisations and the meeting with business associations by tele-conference. Please email registrationwgbusiness@ohchr.org for dial-in details.

Stakeholders may also submit written input to: wg-business@ohchr.org

Registration:

Stakeholders that already have a valid badge to enter Palais Wilson are invited to send a simple email with their name and organisation, confirming attendance, to registrationwgbusiness@ohchr.org.

Representatives without an identification badge from UNOG or UNHQ, should submit the name of the organisation/agency that they represent and their full name to registrationwgbusiness@ohchr.org by Monday 26 September. Upon presentation of an identity document and a copy of the request for accreditation, a badge will be issued at Palais Wilson security entrance.


14th session: Geneva,  2-6 May 2016 - meeting in Room XI

During the session, the Working Group convened separate meetings with States and Civil Society Organisations in Palais des Nations, Room XI. These were not open to the general public:
Civil society organisations: Friday, 6 May (10:00-11:00)
States: Friday, 6 May (11:00-12:00)

Read the Outcome Document


13th session: Geneva,  1-5 February 2016

During the session, the Working Group convened separate meetings with States and Civil Society Organisations in Palais des Nations, Room XXIII. These were not open to the general public:

Civil society organisations: Thursday, 4 February (10:00-11:00)
States: Thursday, 4 February (11:15-12:15)

Read the Outcome Document