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Chile launched its National Action Plan on business & human rights on 21 August 2017. Materials are available in Spanish and English below.
Author: John Ruggie
The launch of Chile’s National Action Plan to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights... marks an important occasion for Chile, and for the business and human rights agenda world-wide... For its first three-year phase, the...
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Author: Rafia Shaikh, WccF Tech (USA)
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Author: David Medina e Luísa Monteiro, Rede Brasil do Pacto Global (Brazil)
"Diálogo franco sobre Direitos Humanos", 31 de julho de 2017...
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UN Working Group invites stakeholders to provide input re human rights defenders & civic space (due 1 Sept)
The UN Working Group on business & human rights has decided to give focused attention to the issue of human rights defenders and civic space and is undertaking this project with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders. The Working...
Author: Allen & Overy (UK)
"Supporting African advisers on responsible business: A&O and A4ID partner with the East Africa Law Society to deliver workshops for African lawyers on business and human rights"...
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Author: Erika Schneidereit, Univ. of Ottawa, on National Magazine (Canada)
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Mexico: Civil Society does not endorse NAP on Business & Human Rights due to lack of standards, among other issues
More information on the process of the elaboration of the Natl. Action Plan on Business & Human Rights is available, only in Spanish, here. A draft version of the Mexican NAP is available, only in Spanish, here.