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Cooperation & meetings with UN & other intl. orgs.

Other initiatives & announcements > Cooperation & meetings with UN & other intl. orgs.


Letter to World Bank President Robert Zoellick [PDF] by UN Special Representative John Ruggie, re inclusion of human rights in revisions to IFC policies & standards, 3 Mar 2011

Remarks of at OECD Investment Committee [PDF] by Special Representative Ruggie, re revisions to OECD Guidelines, Paris, 4 Oct 2010

Letter to members of OECD's Export Credit Group [PDF] by Special Representative Ruggie re: questions from ECG members and OECD Secretariat about export credit agencies & human rights, 29 Sep 2010

“Engaging Export Credit Agencies in Respecting Human Rights” [PDF] - Remarks by Special Representative Ruggie to OECD Export Credit Group’s “Common Approaches” Meeting, 23 Jun 2010

EU Presidency Statement on "Protect, Respect, Remedy" framework [PDF], Nov 2009

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Eighth session (18-29 May 2009):

Survey by Special Representative John Ruggie of State Corporate Responsibility policies, Apr 2009:
- Announcement [PDF]
- Survey in English [PDF] / Encuesta en español [PDF] / Questionnaire en français [PDF]

Statement to the UNCITRAL Commission (UN Commission on Intl. Trade Law) [PDF] by Special Representative John Ruggie, 27 Jun 2008

Presentation of the work of the Special Representative to the 7th Inter-Committee meeting of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies - Background note [PDF], 24 Jun 2008|
- Explanatory note [DOC]

Statement to UNCITRAL working group on arbitration & conciliation [PDF] by Special Representative John Ruggie, 4-8 Feb 2008

IFC and UN Cooperate on Study of Investment Contracts and Human Rights, 7 Aug 2007
- Commentary: "Foreign investment – Soft hand of the law", Peter Davis, Ethical Corporation, 8 Oct 2007

Report on "Meeting with UN Special Procedures" [PDF], Geneva, 19 Jun 2007

Address to the sixth Inter-Committee Meeting of the human rights treaty bodies [PDF] by Special Representative John Ruggie, Geneva, 19 Jun 2007

"Background paper for those attending the SRSG's address to the sixth Inter-Committee Meeting of the human rights treaty bodies" [PDF]

G8 Summit expresses support for the work of the UN Special Representative on business & human rights (scroll to para. 84) [PDF], 7 Jun 2007

Special Representative of the Secretary-General to meet with Treaty bodies [PDF], 5 Jun 2007

Request for information from UN Special Procedures [PDF] by Special Representative John Ruggie, 1 May 2007

Questionnaire for UN member states [DOC] by Special Representative, May 2006
español: Cuestionario para los Estados Miembros de la ONU [DOC] mayo 2006
français: Questionnaire aux Etats membres de l'ONU [DOC] mai 2006

- [PDF] Addendum 3 to 2007 report to Human Rights Council, including summary of results of questionnaire for UN member states