Summary of UN Special Representative John Ruggie consultation with govts. on implementation of "Protect, Respect, Remedy" framework

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3 November 2010

Summary note: Consultation with member states on the Implementation of the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework (Geneva, 6 Oct 2010)

Author: Prepared for the mandate of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

On 6 October 2010, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for business and human rights, Professor John Ruggie, held a consultation with representatives of UN Member States in Geneva on the implemention of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework...The purpose of the consultation was to provide an opportunity for Member States to share their views with the SRSG as he prepares a draft of the Guiding Principles on the operationalization of the UN Framework, which he will present to the UN Human Rights Council in June 2011. Participants also discussed options and recommendations for how the Council and other UN actors might follow up on the business and human rights agenda after the SRSG’s mandate concludes next June. [includes list of participating delegations]

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1 November 2010

Summary note: Consultation with Civil Society Stakeholders on the Implementation of the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework

Author: Prepared for the mandate of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

On 11 and 12 October 2010, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for business and human rights, Professor John Ruggie, held a consultation with civil society stakeholders in Geneva on the implementation of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework...The purpose of the consultation was to provide an opportunity for representatives of civil society to share their views with the SRSG as he prepares a draft of the Guiding Principles on the operationalization of the UN Framework, which he will present to the UN Human Rights Council in June 2011. Participants also discussed options and recommendations for how the Council and other UN actors might follow up on the business and human rights agenda after the SRSG’s mandate concludes next June. [includes list of participants]

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