Australia: Civil society urges govt. to develop Natl. Action Plan on business & human rights
According to civil society actors, the current situation shows that Australian corporations are involved in human rights abuses and the government should take practical steps to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) at domestic level. More than 20 NGOs and other organizations have contributed to a civil society statement that includes key recommendations to the Australian Government on implementing the UNGPs while acknowledging challenges it may face.