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Survival International v World Wide Fund for Nature: Using the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises as a Means of Ensuring NGO Accountability

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Carolei D (2018) Survival International v World Wide Fund for Nature: Using the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises as a Means of Ensuring NGO Accountability. Human Rights Law Review, 18 (2), pp. 371-384. https://doi.org/10.1093/hrlr/ngy002

Abstract
In February 2016, Survival International (SI) filed a complaint to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), accusing the WWF of facilitating violent abuse against Baka ‘Pygmies’ forcing them to leave their homeland in Cameroon to make way for a national reserve. This complaint was unique, as it was the first one filed by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) against another NGO using the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (OECD Guidelines),1 which had been originally designed...

Keywords
human rights; non-governmental organisations; Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises; Survival International Charitable Trust v World Wide Fund for Nature

Journal
Human Rights Law Review: Volume 18, Issue 2

StatusPublished
FundersUniversity of Aberdeen
Publication date30/06/2018
Publication date online09/05/2018
Date accepted by journal09/05/2018
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/30259
PublisherOxford University Press (OUP)
ISSN1461-7781
eISSN1744-1021

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Dr Domenico Carolei
Dr Domenico Carolei

Lecturer in Public Int. Law & Public Law, Law