Human Rights Obligations for Non-State-Actors: Where are We Now?

Forthcoming in Doing Peace the Rights Way: Essays in International Law and Relations in Honour of Louise Arbour, edited by Fannie Lafontaine and Fran├žois Larocque, to be published by Intersentia

18 Pages Posted: 12 Aug 2015 Last revised: 15 Aug 2017

Andrew Clapham

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Date Written: August 14, 2017

Abstract

This contribution looks at recent developments concerning the accountability of armed groups and corporations under international law. In particular it looks at corporate criminal responsibility and the new AU Protocol providing for a criminal chamber to prosecute corporations, developments in investment law, and new approaches by the UN towards reporting on human rights violations committed by armed groups.

Keywords: non-state actors, international criminal law, corporate accountability, armed groups, human rights

Suggested Citation

Clapham, Andrew, Human Rights Obligations for Non-State-Actors: Where are We Now? (August 14, 2017). Forthcoming in Doing Peace the Rights Way: Essays in International Law and Relations in Honour of Louise Arbour, edited by Fannie Lafontaine and Fran├žois Larocque, to be published by Intersentia. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2641390

Andrew Clapham (Contact Author)

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies ( email )

PO Box 136
Geneva, CH-1211
Switzerland

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