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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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OHCHR B-Tech Project

UN Human Rights has launched the B-Tech Project which will seek to provide authoritative guidance and resources to enhance the quality of implementation of the United National Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights with respect to a selected number of strategic focus areas in the technology space.

In August 2019, UN Human Rights invited written submissions from all stakeholders on the B-Tech Project draft scoping paper for consultation which sets out the proposed scope and focus areas of the Project. The final version of the scoping paper is available here.

summary report and Introductory remarks are also available from the B-Tech Project's First Multi-Stakeholder Expert Consultation at RightsCon 2019.

For more information about the Project, visit the B-Tech Project page and any questions or comments can be sent to [email protected].

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