FIDH Secretary-General speaks at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

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On 4th of December 2013, Debbie Stothard, Secretary-General FIDH & Coordinator for Altsean-Burma, gave a speech at the high level closing plenary of the 2nd UN Forum on Business and Human Rights.

Recalling the increased vulnerability of land and environmental rights defenders, the prevailing lack of access to justice for victims of corporate-related abuses and the necessity to act urgently to halt and prevent further violations, Debbie Stothard called for a binding framework to ensure state and corporate accountability.

View online : UN webcast: Priorities and key issues for 2014 - Panel Discussion, Forum on Business and Human Rights 2013
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