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European Group of National Human Rights Institutions paper outlines how EU member states should implement UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

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Author: Groupe européen des institutions nationales des droits de l’homme

...les INDH de la région européenne doivent prendre des mesures comme celles énoncées ci après pour remplir leur mandat qui consiste à s’occuper des obstacles à l’exercice des droits de l’homme attribuables aux entreprises...Mesures collectives prévues par le Groupe européen des INDH afin de soutenir les membres dans la promotion de la mise en œuvre du cadre « Protéger, respecter et remédier » des Nations Unies...

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Author: Grupo Europeo de Instituciones Nacionales de Derechos Humanos

...las INDH de la Región Europea deberían tomar medidas semejantes a las indicadas a continuación para cumplir con su mandato en materia de obstáculos de índole empresarial que impiden el pleno ejercicio de los derechos humanos...Medidas que adoptarán las INDH del Grupo Europeo colectivamente en apoyo a los miembros para promover la implementación del marco de las Naciones Unidas de “proteger, respetar y remediar”

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26 May 2012

Business Impacts on Human Rights: Developing National Action Plans for EU Member States

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

DIHR [Danish Institute for Human Rights] has contributed to an important new paper on how states should implement their responsibilities to regulate the human rights impacts of businesses, at home and abroad. Developed by DIHR, the European Group of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) has now published a discussion paper that provides concrete recommendations on how EU Member states should produce national action plans – and what issues they need to address...In their paper, the European Group of NHRIs [National Human Rights Institutions] highlight that such national action plans need to be developed through an inclusive, rights-based process that involve people whose human rights are affected, inside and outside of national jurisdictions.

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