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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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John Ruggie was first appointed as Special Representative in 2005.  (Full bio here.)  The UN Human Rights Council renewed his mandate in 2008 for a three-year term.  UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie - credit: Harvard Kennedy School

Introduction by the Special Representative to his work [DOC]

Introductory description of the Special Representative's mandate and the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework [PDF]


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[PDF] A Dialogue with Ruggie? - To change so that everything remains the same... An assessment of John Ruggie’s 2009 and 2010 Reports

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