Libyan human rights organisation sets precedent in Maghreb

Author: Libya Herald, Published on: 23 February 2014

The Libyan National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights (NCCLHR) has set a precedent in the Maghreb by being the first North African human rights organisation to adopt the UN Guiding Principles for business and human rights (UNGP)...The NCCLHR has now scored two firsts by being the first independent human rights body to adopt it, as well as making Libya the first country in the Maghreb to sign up to the principles...Adopting UNGP came as part of a move to raise the profile of NCCLHR internationally...

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