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16 Mar 2016

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Global Compact Network Australia

Australian Government confirms national consultations on business and human rights

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In the Australian Government’s official response to its Universal Periodic Review on human rights, now made available publicly, the Government has stated that it “will undertake a national consultation on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights during 2016.”

The [Global Compact Network Australia] is organising business roundtables in late May to feed into this process, in collaboration with DFAT. Details will be announced shortly...The Australian Government’s consultations will discuss the potential of an Australian NAP or similar...

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