Helsinki Citizens' Assembly-Vanadzor

Complaint to the UN Human RIghts Council Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

October 21, 2020

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We request the Working Group, in accordance with its mandate, to particularly invite the attention of the state of Israel to its obligation and the primary responsibility to promote, protect and fulfill human rights and fundamental freedoms and to reiterate that corporations and other business enterprises, particularly the ones run by the state, have the responsibility to respect all human rights. More specifically, we request the Working Group to demand from the state of Israel and business enterprises Israel Aerospace Industries and Elbit Systems to implement the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, including through appropriate policy frameworks, regulations, and the development of national action plans on business and human rights.

 

Complaint to the UN Human Rights Council Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

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