Pierre Thielborger


Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger, M.PP. (Harvard), is Professor of German Public Law and Public International Law and Executive Director of the Institute for the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) at Ruhr University Bochum. He is also Adjunct Professor of International Law at the Hertie School of Governance and Co-Chair of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) Working Group on Human Rights. His main area of expertise include public international Law, (business and) human rights, international humanitarian law, the law and governance of climate change as well as German constitutional law.

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Bending the Knee or Extending the Hand to Industrial Nations? A Comment on the New Draft Treaty on Business and Human Rights

On 16th of July, 2019, the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIWG) on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights published a revised draft(RD) for a treaty on business and human rights. It is the second substantial draft of such treaty after the zero draft(ZD) released exactly one year earlier. The new draft…

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