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Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In the statement, the working group refers to its 10 key recommendations on how Governments and businesses should embed human rights in partnerships to achieve the SDGs.