Report on 1st African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights

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22 May 2015

Report on 1st African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

The present document provides a summary of the discussions of the African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights, held from 16 to 18 September 2014, in Addis Ababa, and the conclusions and recommendations by the Working Group based on its reflections on the proceedings. The agenda for the Forum, the text of the main statements and the documents submitted by some of the participants can be found on the Working Group’s website.

[Included sessions on: preventing adverse impacts of extractives; access to remedy; role of Natl. Human Rights Institutions; business & conflict; land rights; national action plans]

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