Human Rights Responsibilities in Oil and Gas Operations: Applying the UN Guiding Principles

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15 September 2011

[PDF] Business and human rights: Implementing the UN Guiding Principles: Conference Summary

Author: Lara Blecher & Camilla Wee, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

This conference considered the implementation of the 'Guiding Principles on Buisness and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations "Protect, Respect and Remedy"'...The State Roles v. The Business Roles...Embedding Due Diligence...Language and Communication...

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1 January 2011

Human Rights Responsibilities in Oil and Gas Operations: Applying the UN Guiding Principles

Author: British Institute of Intl. Law and Comparative Law

[T]he Institute, through the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, and the law firm Clifford Chance were awarded a grant by the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) to conduct a joint research project on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the oil and gas sector...The first phase involved clarifying the scope of the Guiding Principles...and their relevance to oil and gas companies. The second phase involved surveying and interviewing oil and gas company executives about their existing approaches to managing their human rights impacts...the paper developed recommendations about further steps that oil and gas companies should take in order to be best placed to discharge their responsibility to respect human rights consistently with the Guiding Principles...conference on the subject of implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

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