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Reports to UN Human Rights Council > 2009

2009 report by John Ruggie to Human Rights Council, and related materials

Main report & addendum

Main report: "Business and human rights: Towards operationalizing the “protect, respect and remedy” framework" [PDF], 22 Apr 2009

John Ruggie presentation of report to UN Human Rights Council [PDF], 2 Jun 2009

UN statement & responses by govts.  & other UN bodies

United Nations: Business and human rights matter more than ever, expert tells UN council, 2 Jun 2009

Conclusion of interactive dialogue with UN Special Representative John Ruggie [with reactions by governments, national human rights organizations, non-governmental organizations] - UN Human Rights Council, 2 Jun 2009

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: A Milestone for Business and Human Rights, 2 Jun 2009

The Corporate Responsibility to Respect: A Human Rights Milestone [PDF] - Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 02 Jun 2009

Commentary, responses & media coverage

Intl. Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC): Statement by ICC to Human Rights Council on report of the Special Representative on business & human rights [DOC], 2 Jun 2009

AFP: UN Expert Warns Against Lowering Rights Standards, 2 Jun 2009

Oxford Analytica: Crisis raises business, rights focus [PDF], 14 May 2009