Poland: Microsoft organises roundtable with business & govt. to discuss implementation of UN Guiding Principles

Author: Dan Bross, Microsoft, Published on: 22 December 2014

"Commemorating International Human Rights Day", 10 Dec 2014

[T]oday, Microsoft commemorated International Human Rights Day in Warsaw by co-convening a group of over 50 human rights thought leaders... At this productive session, participants shared insights, perspectives and learning related to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP)... [They] discussed the steps needed to implement the UNGP across government and business in Poland. The discussions also resulted in the identification of various collaborative opportunities...with a particular focus on efforts to develop the Polish National Action Plan... [A]s a leading technology provider with global operations, Microsoft is well situated to bring the power of technology to bear to promote respect for human rights around the world.

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