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Invitation for civil society groups to respond to online survey for Civil Society Dialogue prior to 2nd UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (Geneva, 2 Dec)

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6 November 2013

Civil Society Dialogue on the Occasion of Second Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights [Geneva, 2 Dec; survey open until 20 Nov]

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), Business and Human Rights Resource Center, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), the Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), the Business and Human Rights Resource Center, and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) are pleased to announce our collaboration in hosting the Civil Society Dialogue on the occasion of the Second Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights...The Dialogue is intended to provide an opportunity for civil society participants to identify key trends, needs and challenges for effective implementation of the UNGPs and advancement of respect for human rights in the context of business activities, and to identify strategies to harness and communicate civil society perspectives in the specific panels organized during the Second Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights...As part of their registration for this Dialogue, participants will have responded to a short survey...The survey will be open for submissions from 6 November, 2013 to 20 November, 2013. Organizations and individuals unable to attend the Dialogue will be able to complete the online survey. [See website for links to survey & concept note]

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6 November 2013

Civil Society Pre-Annual Forum Dialogue [survey]

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), Business and Human Rights Resource Center, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

[Survey for Civil Society Dialogue prior to Second Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights; open until 20 Nov]

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6 November 2013

Civil Society Pre-Forum Dialogue on the occasion of the Second Annual Forum of the UN Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), Business and Human Rights Resource Center, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

This Civil Society Pre-Forum Dialogue...is intended to provide an opportunity for civil society participants to identify key trends, needs and challenges for effective implementation of the UNGPs and advancement of respect for human rights in the context of business activities, and to identify strategies to harness and communicate civil society perspectives in the specific panels organized during the Second Annual Forum...The Civil Society Dialogue is composed of two Sessions. In the first Session, focused on key trends, needs and challenges for effective realization of business respect for human rights...In the second Session, focused on identifying strategies to harness and communicate civil society perspectives in the specific panels organized during the Second Annual Forum...

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Author: Mesa Redonda Internacional sobre rendición de cuentas de empresas (International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, ICAR), Centro de Investigación sobre Corporaciones Multinacionales (SOMO), Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (CIEDH) y Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH)

La Mesa Redonda Internacional sobre rendición de cuentas de empresas (International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, ICAR), el Centro de Investigación sobre Corporaciones Multinacionales (SOMO), el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (CIEDH) y la Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH) tienen el gusto de anunciar nuestra alianza para convocar al Diálogo de la Sociedad civil con ocasión del Segundo Foro Anual de la ONU sobre empresas y derechos humanos, que tendrá lugar el 2 de diciembre de 2013, en el Palacio de las Naciones Unidas en Ginebra, de las 15:00 a las 18:00 horas…[como] una oportunidad para que…[los] participantes…identifiquen tendencias clave, necesidades y retos para la efectiva implementación de los Principios Rectores…y los avances en el respeto de los derechos humanos en el contexto de las actividades empresariales, y…estrategias que delineen y comuniquen las perspectivas de la sociedad civil en los paneles específicos organizados durante este Segundo Foro Anual sobre empresas y derechos humanos. ..La encuesta está abierta para que se entreguen sugerencias del 6 de noviembre al 20 de noviembre del 2013…[El vínculo a la nota conceptual y la encuesta en inglés en el sitio web]

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