Setting the record straight
Is Brazil fit for OECD membership?
In 2015 and 2019 tailings dams, holding mining waste material, collapsed, sending toxic mud into rivers and ecosystems in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Brazil is seeking membership in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),…
OECD Watch submission on the second draft of the Targeted Updates
OECD faults Canada over handling of complaint related to Malaysian political family’s real estate group
In a recently published decision, the OECD Investment Committee faults the Canadian government for its handling of a complaint brought by Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fonds before Canada’s National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines…
Evaluating corporate due diligence through a gender lens in Latin America
OECD Watch’s annual ‘State of Remedy’ report finds NCPs still largely failing to facilitate effective remedy outcomes in 2021
Cases filed with National Contact Points for the OECD Guidelines left complainants largely empty-handed in 2021, OECD Watch concludes in its yearly state of remedy analysis. The report underscores the need for mandatory due diligence…
State of Remedy 2021
OECD’s strong accession roadmap may push Brazil to enact crucial reforms on environment and human rights
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published the accession roadmap for Brazil and five other countries today, establishing a blueprint for strong requirements to protect the environment, human rights defenders, and Indigenous peoples….
Fighting business impacts on women in Latin America: Practical case workshop on evaluating corporate gender due diligence
Español abajo Portugués abajo On 17 May 2022, OECD Watch and Latin American region members ProDESC (Mexico), Programa Laboral de Desarrollo (PLADES, Peru), Conectas Direitos Humanos (Brazil), with support of Swedwatch (Sweden) will hold…