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OECD Watch is a global network of civil society organisations with more than 100 members in 55 countries. We are made up of a diverse range of organisations – from human rights to environmental and development organisations, from grassroots groups to large, international NGOs. We are bound together by our commitment to ensure that business activity contributes to sustainable development and poverty eradication; that corporations are held accountable for their actions around the globe; that governments fulfil their duty to protect human rights; and that the victims of business-related abuse receive remedy.

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The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines

June 2018

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (Guidelines) have unique potential to strengthen the global system of corporate governance and provide access to remedy for the victims of corporate misconduct. But how effective were NCP in terms of providing effective access to remedy in 2017? OECD Watch is today releasing a briefing paper which explores this question: “The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines, Understanding NCP cases completed in 2017 through the lens of remedy”.

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Advancing and Strengthening the NCP peer review process

June 2018

Accountability Counsel, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), and OECD Watch have conducted research to evaluate the National Contact Point (NCP) peer review process and identify opportunities for improvement, with the ultimate aim of ensuring that NCPs are functionally equivalent and provide effective access to remedy.

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Civil society organizations call on G20 to protect human rights in global supply chains

June 2018

As G20 employment and education ministers meet today in Geneva, OECD Watch and civil society organizations around the globe are calling on the G20 to implement key policy recommendations in relation to responsible business conduct in global supply chains.

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OECD Watch calls for reforms to Korean NCP to restore stakeholder confidence

May 2018

OECD Watch letter expresses concern over performance of South Korean NCP

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Submission of OECD Watch for the 2018 Peer Review of the Canadian NCP

February 2018

The submission outlines ways in which the NCP can advance the effectiveness of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprise and serve as a platform for resolving complaints related to corporate misconduct. The submission was made on 29 January 2018.

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