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Juan Carlos Ochoa Sanchez

complaints on an alleged breach of the Guidelines by a transnational corporation. 7 This article focuses on this last aspect. Specifically, it analyses the roles and powers of the oecd National Contact Points, under the 2011 version of the Guidelines, regarding complaints on an alleged breach of the

Borda The Holy See and Children’s Rights: International Human Rights Law and Its Ghosts  59 Ntina Tzouvala The Roles and Powers of the oecd National Contact Points Regarding Complaints on an Alleged Breach of the oecd Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises by a

processes including publicly funded mediation services and the use of mechanisms such as the OECD National Contact Points. S ELECTED H UMAN R IGHTS D OCUMENTS 76 • Facilitating dialogue between government, corporations and other business enterprises and civil society, including human rights defenders

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Farouk El-Hosseny

) 88 or the ecowas Court. 89 Other international organs, such as the un Human Rights Committee, 90 the World Bank’s Inspection Panel 91 and the oecd National Contact Points 92 were not included because they are non-adjudicatory mechanisms. 93 ii Methodology This book focuses on the

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Farouk El-Hosseny

) 88 or the ecowas Court. 89 Other international organs, such as the un Human Rights Committee, 90 the World Bank’s Inspection Panel 91 and the oecd National Contact Points 92 were not included because they are non-adjudicatory mechanisms. 93 ii Methodology This book focuses on the

Komala Ramachandra

mechanisms and OECD National Contact Points and narrows them based on three criteria: the case was accepted by the mechanism, the parties came to the table, and an agreement was reached. Applying these criteria left the authors with only seven cases to study, illustrating the limited success of the problem

Fabrizio Marrella

should be reviewed, because they are too unspecific on human rights and fall short of many voluntary business standards. However, it should be noted that OECD national contact points fulfill an important function amongst non-judicial remedies, as recognized by Prof. Ruggie in his latest reports. 346 F

Daniëlla Dam-de Jong

their oecd National Contact Points ( ncp s). Every oecd member is obliged to appoint such an ncp for the purpose of furthering the effectiveness of the Guidelines. 64 In addition, as mentioned earlier, various States have adopted specific legislation, implementing the oecd Guidance in their

Ioana Cismas and Sarah Macrory

not discuss other remedial procedures, such as the oecd National Contact Points, because they are administered domestically by State agencies, rather than at international level. 8 Version 6 of the Proposal is available at: C Cronstedt, J Eijsbouts and RC Thompson, ‘International Business and Human

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Farouk El-Hosseny

or consultation mechanisms set forth under several iia s or bit s, 1309 or even the oecd National Contact Points, 1310 would also be crucial in ensuring that adversely affected communities could voice their concerns. Alternatively, if a matter reaches the dispute settlement point, the broader