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Report on implementing State duties under the UN Framework on Business & Human Rights for Uganda's oil industry

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31 December 2013

Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil - Part II: Protect and Remedy: Implementing State duties under the UN Framework on Business and Human Rights

Author: Gabriella Wass & Chris Musiime, IPIS & ActionAid Uganda

In accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, this second report assesses the duty of the Ugandan, British, French and Chinese States to prevent, investigate, punish and redress human rights abuse by businesses. Based on the opportunities for human rights promotion and respect identified above, this paper concludes with recommendations. [refers to Neumann Gruppe, National Oil Company, Tullow Oil & CNOOC]

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31 December 2013

[PDF] Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil - Part II: Protect and Remedy: Implementing State duties under the UN Framework on Business and Human Rights

Author: Gabriella Wass & Chris Musiime, IPIS & ActionAid Uganda

[Report on the duty of home]...States [of businesses operating in Uganda's oil sector]...in ensuring that their businesses’ activities abroad are respectful of human rights...through legally requiring certain standards.

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