Submissions to UN - 2004 consultation - business & human rights

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights received over 90 stakeholder submissions in connection with a report it prepared on business & human rights.  The report was published & submitted to the UN Commission on Human Rights in February 2005.

Official UN webpage showing all submissions

Official overview of consultation

Compilation of excerpts [DOC] from submissions

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15 February 2005

Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on business & human rights (Feb 2005)

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15 February 2005

[DOC] Report of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights on the responsibilities of transnational corporations and related business enterprises with regard to human rights

Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Commission might wish to consider further the effect of imposing direct legal obligations on business entities under international human rights law and how such obligations might be monitored...the High Commissioner underlines not only the...

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15 February 2005
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Author: Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

Informe de la Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos sobre las responsabilidades de las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas comerciales en la esfera de los derechos humanos...Este informe se presenta en respuesta a la...

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15 February 2005
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Author: Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme

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31 December 2004

[DOC] Submission of Canada to the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Responsibilities of Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights

Author: Govt. of Canada

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28 December 2004

[PDF] [Govt. of Czech Republic submission to UN consultation on business & human rights]

Author: Czech Republic Government

[Czech Republic submission is European Union submission]

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2 December 2004

[DOC] Excerpts from submissions to United Nations consultation on business & human rights (submissions made available to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre)

Author: compilation by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre covering submissions by various authors

[includes excerpts from submissions made by NGOs, companies, business organisations, govts., academics & other individuals]

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