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Finance

Materials by topic > Sector-specific contributions > Finance

Financial sector consultation (2007):

“Human rights and the financial sector” - report of UN High Commissioner on Human Rights [PDF], Geneva, 16 Feb 2007 (report date: 6 Mar 2007)

 

Other relevant materials:

Submissions by Dr. Andreas Missbach, Berne Declaration, for BankTrack:
 - to Special Representative's online consultation, 1 Mar 2010
 - to consultation by Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on operationalising Special Representative Ruggie's framework (Geneva, 5-6 Oct 2009): "Banking it Right: The 'protect, respect and remedy' framework applied to bank operations" [PDF]
 

Joint submission by Bank Information Center, BankTrack, Center for International Environmental Law, Oxfam Australia, World Resources Institute: "The International Finance Corporation’s performance standards and the Equator Principles: respecting human rights and remedying violations?" [DOC], 12 Aug 2008

Submission by BankTrack: "State Duty to Protect - the Relevance of Private Finance" [PDF], Nov 2007
 

Submission by Bank Information Center: "The Role and Responsibilities of International Financial Institutions with Respect to Human Rights and Their Relevance to the Private Sector" [PDF], Feb 2007
 

"Revenue Sharing and Fiscal Management" [PDF] [discussion paper prepared for Special Representative Ruggie], Jul 2006

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1 March 2010

[Submission to "finance" discussion - online consultation of UN Special Representative on business & human rights (scroll down pg. to 1 Mar 2010 entry)]

Author: Andreas Missbach, BankTrack

In the process of developing a human rights policy a FI [financial institution] should:...

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