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Extractives


Guidance by governments and government bodies

Oil & Gas Sector Guide on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights [PDF]
Author and date: Published by European Commission; developed by Institute for Human Rights and Business, and Shift


Guidance by NGOs

 

 

 

 

 

 


Guidance and toolkits by industry and multi-stakeholder associations

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights

 

 

 

 

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