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Mexico: Danish Institute for Human Rights and Government sign agreement to elaborate National Action Plan on business & human rights

“The Danish Institute for Human Rights has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mexico to develop the country’s National Action Programme on Business and Human Rights”, 12 Apr 2016

Executive Director…and the Foreign Minister of Mexico…have signed the MoU, during the Mexican presidential visit in Denmark in April 2016. The Mexican Government publicly committed to developing a National Programme for Human Rights and Business at the UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights in November 2015. Danish Institute for Human Rights will help Mexico live up to this commitment. The objective of the National Programme is to ensure corporate respect for human rights in Mexico…Among other things, DIHR will aid Mexico in building the human rights and business capacity of government officials and members of the Multi-Stakeholder Working Group that has been established to support the process. DIHR will also advise on the methodology for public consultations and on the production of the National Programme itself.