UN Working Group on business & human rights
The UN Working Group on business & human rights was established by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011 for a 3-year term that continues to be renewed. Full details of its mandate, commentaries on its work, and other materials are on our dedicated portal.
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Commentary: Reflections on UN Forum on business & human rights highlights lessons from Natl. Action Plans, UK Modern Slavery Act & human rights defenders
Author: Amy Sinclair, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
"Reflections on the Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights", 21 Dec 2016...
ACCA statement on 2016 Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights calls on organisers to work on ensuring increased participation of African stakeholders
Author: African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (South Africa)
ACCA acknowledges the Working Group’s earnestness to include stakeholders from across the globe. With this in mind, ACCA calls upon the Working Group to investigate why African participation appeared to be extremely weak at this year’s Forum, and to...
Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
"UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights 2016 - ICAR Participation," 11 Nov 2016...
USA: Police remove native "water protectors" from Dakota Access Pipeline; Amnesty Intl. sends monitors, companies warned of possible liability
For earlier information on Native American-led protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline, click here.