Georgia adopts National Action Plan on Human Rights, includes business & human rights chapter
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Author: Human Rights Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office
In March 2018 the Georgian Human Rights NAP 2018-20 was published. This includes a specific and detailed chapter on Business and Human Rights, which is incorporated within the broader Human Rights NAP rather than as a stand-alone NAP...The 2016-2017 Governmental Human Rights Action Plan...included a brief chapter on Business and Human rights. This chapter included a commitment to developing a “comprehensive Action plan on business and human rights 2018-20” and to undertaking a national baseline assessment (NBA), raise awareness of corproate social responsibility, business and human rights, and ensure the participation of stakeholders in the develoment of corporate social responsibility...It was decided to include a specific and detailed chapter on business and human rights within the overarching Human Rights NAP 2018-20. This chapter was informed by the NBA and developed by the Human Rights Secretariat in conjunction with a range of Government ministries, following consultation with stakeholders...The implementation of the Human Rights Action Plan is monitored by the ministerial level Human Rights Council chaired by the Prime Minister...Progress reports are also submitted to Parliament.
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