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CALS-SMU coalition submission to the UN Working Group on business and human rights

'Coalitions's submission to the Working Group', 129 Nov 2014:CALS (Centre for Applied Legal  Studies )-SMU (Singapore Management University) Coalition (“the Coalition”) on NAPS: Update on Preliminary Guidance on National Action Plans and developments in business and human rights in Africa and Asia...this document is an update of our research requested by the Working Group, from a coalition of academic and independent institutions from the Global South...As the Working Group lays the foundation stone for States to develop, enact and update national action plans regarding business and human rights (NAPs), we take this opportunity to highlight contemporary developments in Africa and Asia that may be relevant to the Working Group’s preliminary guidance that will be presented at the Third Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, to be held in Geneva from 1-3 December 2014...