Top corporations continue to accrue revenues far in excess of most governments, figures compiled by Global Justice Now show. Comparing 2017 revenues, 69 of the top 100 economic entities are corporations rather than governments.
Kent University are hosting a talk and discussion by STWR about the radical vision for global justice that is contained within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – particularly Article 25, which proclaims the right of everyone to an adequate standard of living.
A talk by STWR at Kingston University will discuss the contemporary relevance of the United Nations founding document of human rights - particularly its 25th Article, which proclaims the right of everyone to an adequate standard of living.
World leaders will meet in Geneva next week to start negotiating a new international law to ensure companies respect human rights and the environment in their global operations. But a lack of support from European governments is putting this vital United Nations treaty at risk.