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  1. Golpes mortales al poder corporativo

    Gonzalo Berrón, Brid Brennan
    21 February 2017
    Article

    En 2016 los efectos del capitalismo en su fase contemporánea comenzaron a cobrar sus víctimas políticas. Lamentablemente esas víctimas han optado por beneficiar a figuras o posiciones políticas contrarias a aquellas que por mucho tiempo pregonaron y elaboraron el conjunto de las izquierdas altermundistas.

  2. Fatal blows to corporate power

    Gonzalo Berrón, Brid Brennan
    17 February 2017
    Article

    The fallout from the current phase of capitalism has become more manifest globally in 2016, provoking unexpected political responses. However, the people most severely impacted by the current economic crisis have largely chosen to support political figures and positions[i] contrary to those that have been elaborated for years by the alter-globalisation left, also known as the global justice movement.

  3. Historic Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT) Hearing on TNCs in Southern Africa

    Brid Brennan
    29 August 2016
    Article

    The historical first Permanent Peoples Tribunal Hearing in Southern Africa exposed the crimes of Transnational Corporations in the region and the growing peoples resistance.

  4. Recent Developments of the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power

    Brid Brennan
    15 March 2016
    Multi-media

    Real World Radio has interviewed Brid Brennan to discuss recent works of the UN Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) in Geneva, including side events of acknowledgement for Berta Caceres, and the proposals provided by the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power (GCDCP) and future plans. 


  5. Reclaiming People’s Sovereignty in an era of Corporate Power

    Brid Brennan
    26 November 2014
    Article

    Despite the track record of systemic and systematic violations of the range of human rights, the efforts to establish legally binding obligations and an instrument of enforcement within the UN system have been defeated by determined corporate opposition. The current Guiding Principles developed by the former Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, John Ruggie, do not create "any new international legal obligations" and are therefore non-binding.

  6. La lucha de El Salvador contra la impunidad de las grandes empresas

    Brid Brennan, Diana Aguiar, Andrea Tognoni
    15 October 2014
    Article

    La controvertida causa judicial que la empresa minera canadiense Pacific Rim ha emprendido contra El Salvador ha añadido leña al cada vez más intenso debate internacional sobre el equilibrio entre los derechos y las responsabilidades de las grandes empresas y la necesidad de adoptar nuevos marcos jurídicos internacionales para abordar la impunidad de estas.

  7. El Salvador’s struggle against corporate impunity

    Brid Brennan, Diana Aguiar, Andrea Tognoni
    09 October 2014
    Article

    The controversial legal case that Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim has launched against El Salvador has added fuel to the growing international debate on the balance of corporate rights and responsibilities and the need for new legal international frameworks to address corporate impunity.

  8. Vers la fin de l’impunité pour les entreprises transnationales?

    Brid Brennan, Gonzalo Berrón, Maxime Combes
    30 June 2014
    Article

    Le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations-Unies (CDH) examine actuellement un projet de résolution déposé par l’Équateur et l’Afrique du Sud afin d’élaborer de nouvelles normes internationales contraignantes sur les sociétés transnationales et les droits humains. Cette initiative, soutenue par 85 États, pourrait contribuer à mettre fin à l’impunité dont bénéficient les entreprises transnationales pour les violations de droits humains commises et garantir l’accès à la justice pour les victimes de leurs activités.

  9. Es hora de exigir un tratado vinculante sobre las transnacionales

    Brid Brennan, Gonzalo Berrón
    19 June 2014
    Article

    Maxime Combes, de Attac Francia, entrevista a Gonzalo Berrón y Brid Brennan, del Transnational Institute, en vísperas del debate en el 26º período de sesiones del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU (CDH) sobre la necesidad de adoptar un instrumento vinculante sobre las empresas transnacionales y las estrategias de la campaña ‛Desmantelemos el poder corporativo y pongamos fin a la impunidad’.

  10. Now is the time to call for a Binding Treaty

    Brid Brennan, Gonzalo Berrón
    18 June 2014
    Article

    Maxime Combes of Attac France interviews Gonzalo Berron and Brid Brennan on the eve of the debate at the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the need for a new legal framework to end corporate impunity.

  11. Reunión de la ONU crea oportunidad histórica para poner fin a la impunidad de las transnacionales

    Brid Brennan
    16 June 2014
    Article

    Las demandas populares por un tratado vinculante sobre las violaciones de derechos humanos cometidas por empresas transnacionales serán el objeto de una audiencia inaudita del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU este mes.

  12. UN meeting provides historic opportunity to stop corporate impunity

    Brid Brennan
    13 June 2014
    Article

    Popular demands for a binding treaty on corporate human right violations will get an unprecedented hearing this month at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

  13. El estado del poder corporativo

    Brid Brennan
    24 January 2014
    Article

    Las empresas transnacionales continúan beneficiándose extraordinariamente de la crisis económica y financiera, señala Brid Brennan, que presentó el informe Estado del poder 2014 del TNI en la conferencia de prensa del Public Eye Awards en Davos, Suiza.

  14. The State of Corporate Power

    Brid Brennan
    22 January 2014
    Article

    Transnational corporations, particularly gas & oil industry, and banking have continued to benefit extraordinarily from the ongoing economic and financial crisis, says Brid Brennan, who presents TNI's State of Power Report 2014 at the Public Eye Awards in Davos.

  15. States make historic call for UN to implement binding regulations on Transnational Corporations

    Brid Brennan
    18 September 2013
    Article

    Over 100 social movement and civil society organisations representing hundreds of thousands of workers, peasants, community groups and indigenous peoples have welcomed the historic call for binding obligations on Transnational corporations made by nine countries together with the African and Arab Groups of States.

  16. A Peoples Treaty proposal for Binding Obligations on TNCs highlighted in series of events

    Brid Brennan
    18 September 2013
    Article

    The call for a Peoples Treaty on Binding Obligations on Transnational Corporations has been highlighted internationally in a series of activities during the past weeks.

  17. Challenging corporate power

    Brid Brennan
    05 September 2013
    Article

    The International Call is out for a new regulatory regime that will end the impunity of Transnational Corporations (TNCs). This includes the demand for a World Court that will judge and sanction economic, political and ecological corporate crimes and ensure justice for affected communities and sectors. 

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    The crimes of large corporations

    Brid Brennan
    29 January 2013
    Multi-media

    Brid Brennan on the impunity of transnational corporations.

  19. Urgent need for binding obligations on Transnational Corporations raised at the UN

    Brid Brennan
    01 June 2011
    Article

    John Ruggie's proposed guidelines to the UN on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations fail to bring TNCs under any binding law, thefore enabling human rights and environmental crimes to continue with impunity.

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    Vídeo: Enlazando Alternativas 4 - Cumbre de los Pueblos

    Brid Brennan, Susan George
    03 August 2010
    Multi-media

    Vídeo resumen de la Cumbre de los Pueblos Enlazando Alternativas 4, que tuvo lugar en Madrid entre el 14 y el 18 de mayo de 2010.

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