Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes toolkit on public procurement & human rights
Author: Daniel Morris, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Published on: 24 March 2020
“Driving change through public procurement: A toolkit on human rights for policy makers and public buyers," 28 February 2020
In recent years, public procurement has increasingly been recognised as a means for states to fulfil their human rights obligations and as a means of realising sustainable development. Including requirements within public procurement that suppliers respect human rights can help prevent human rights abuses including modern slavery, child labour, human trafficking, and excessive working hours from occurring within state value chains and promote the rights of persons with disabilities, women and children, and economically disadvantaged minorities... This toolkit is designed to be a practical tool with a range good practice examples.