Institute for Human Rights and Business launches principles to enhance respect for migrant workers' rights

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18 December 2012

[DOC] Press release: For immediate release - Launch of Dhaka Principles for Migration with Dignity

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Today, International Migrants Day, the Institute for Human Rights and Business is launching the Dhaka Principles for Migration with Dignity. These provide an accessible and authoritative central reference point for responsible business in relation to workers. They are based on international human rights and labour standards -- notably relevant ILO conventions and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The Dhaka Principles provide practical guidance for employers, labour brokers and other stakeholders following the migrant worker from home to place of employment through to the end of contract.

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18 December 2012

[PDF] Dhaka Principles for Migration with Dignity

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

The Dhaka Principles are a set of human rights based principles to enhance respect for the rights of migrant workers from the moment of recruitment, during overseas employment and through to further employment or safe return to home countries.

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