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Civil society recommendations to strengthen OECD Natl. Contact Point peer review process

Author: Accountability Counsel, ICAR, and OECD Watch, Published on: 20 June 2018

"Advancing and Strengthening the OECD National Contact Point Peer Review Process", 18 Jul 2018

Accountability Counsel, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), and OECD Watch have conducted research to evaluate the National Contact Point (NCP) peer review process and identify opportunities for improvement, with the ultimate aim of ensuring that NCPs are functionally equivalent and provide effective access to remedy...NCPs, as well as their stakeholders, generally found the peer review process to be beneficial. However, this research has found that there were important variations across peer reviews and that implementation of peer review recommendations has been incomplete and often ad-hoc, focusing on relatively easy fixes like promotion-related activities, rather than changes to more impactful issues, such as those related to institutional structure and the specific instance process.

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