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[PDF] Presentation to the United Kingdom Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

Author: Christopher Avery, Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 25 February 2009

[This brief overview of some international developments in the field of business & human rights was presented to the UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights at their mini-conference on business and human rights, the purpose of which was “to give the Committee an opportunity to gather information about business and human rights, and to shape the Call for Evidence for the Committee’s future Business and Human Rights Inquiry”. This presentation includes sections describing the work of John Ruggie; recent initiatives by the governments of Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and USA; alleged abuses and positive initatives by UK companies.]

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