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Sectoral consultation: "Human rights & the extractive industry" (Nov 2005)
- Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on sectoral consultation [PDF], Geneva, 10-11 Nov 2005 (report date: 19 Dec 2005)
- "Joint NGO submission on Human Rights and the Extractive Industry" by members of International Network for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), Corporate Accountability Working Group (final version dated 9 Dec 2005)
- español: "Presentación Conjunta de ONG sobre los Derechos Humanos y la Industria Extractiva" - Red Internacional para los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (Red-DESC), Grupo de Trabajo sobre la Responsabilidad de las Corporaciones (versión final: 9 diciembre 2005)
- français : "Présentation conjointe d'ONG - Consultation sur les droits de l'homme et l'industrie extractive" [PDF] - Réseau International pour les droits économiques, sociaux et culturels (Réseau-DESC), Groupe de travail sur la responsabilité des corporations (version finale du 9 décembre 2005)
- Presentation by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman, Anglo American plc, to extractive industry consultation
Other relevant materials
John Ruggie, Harvard University & Foley Hoag LLP, former UN Special Representative on business & human rights: Incorporating the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Investor/State Contract Negotiations - remarks to Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, 20 Apr 2012
Intl. Roundtable on Conflict Management & Corporate Culture in the Mining Industry, 12 Jun 2009, Harvard Kennedy School, Massachusetts, USA:
- Report of roundtable - Caroline Rees, Corp. Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, Aug 2009
Message from UN Special Representative Ruggie: "As part of the mandate’s examination of the inter-relationship between the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and the need for improved access to remedy, an international expert roundtable was convened on 12 June on behalf of the SRSG [Special Representative of the UN Secretary General] to take forward research into the impact of corporate culture on the ability of companies to manage human rights disputes effectively. The meeting focused on the mining sector. Further field research is planned for 2010 building on this work."
Intl. Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)
- Response to 2008 report by Special Representative John Ruggie to UN Human Rights Council, 12 Jun 2008
- Third submission to the Special Representative - "ICMM supports the development of additional practical measures to strengthen business & human rights outcomes" [PDF], Nov 2007
- [PDF] Second submission, Oct 2006
[PDF] First submission, March 2006
Latin America regional consultation - Bogotá, Colombia, 18-19 Jan 2007:
- Summary report, agenda & participant list [PDF]
- Latin American civil society declaration at the Latin America Regional Consultation [PDF]
Submission by Forest Peoples Programme & Tebtebba Foundation: "Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, Extractive Industries and Transnational and Other Business Enterprises", 29 Dec 2006
Africa regional consultation - Johannesburg, So. Africa, 27-28 Mar 2006:
- Summary of proceedings, by the Special Representative [PDF] (includes list of participants & agenda)
- Speech by Salil Tripathi, International Alert [PDF]
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