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[PDF] [Letter to Conectas Direitos Humanos, Amnesty International]

Author: Puvan Selvanathan, Chair of UN Working Group on business & human rights, Published on: 30 July 2012

The Working Group will engage with all stakeholders relevant to its mandate during country visits, to the best extent possible...We naturally expect to engage with victims of alleged human rights abuses....The Working Group has to date made requests for visits to 21 countries...The Working Group agrees that in order to fulfil its mandate and make meaningful recommendations it must examine and learn from real-life situations of actual or potential corporate abuse. That is why we...welcome information submitted to the Working Group by relevant stakeholders...In some circumstances, the Working Group may decide to raise specific allegations which we determine to be particularly emblematic with relevant States and companies...

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