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[PDF] Position Paper on Business and Human Rights – Expectations of a German Action Plan

Author: CorA-Netzwerk für Unternehmensverantwortung, Forum Menschenrechte, Amnesty International Deutschland, Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Germanwatch, Misereor, Oxfam Deutschland, ver.di, Published on: 1 April 2013

The civil society organisations subscribing to this position paper expect the German Government and the German Bundestag to elaborate, on the basis of these UN Guiding Principles and other relevant documents and with the active participation of civil society, an Action Plan for Business and Human Rights, and to swiftly implement this within the next legislative period...Besides a systematic implementation of the Guiding Principles in the German context, we also expect the German Government to actively support the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights in its further work, and to promote capacity building in relation to the Guiding Principles, especially for disadvantaged groups.

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