UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights convenes multi-stakeholder consultation on corporate human rights due diligence in practice
Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights, Published on: 28 March 2018
The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, which is mandated by the Human Rights Council to promote worldwide dissemination and implementation of the Guiding Principles, has decided to focus its 2018 report to the UN General Assembly on emerging practice and innovations of corporate human rights due diligence across sectors.
... Starting in February 2018, the Working Group has launched a consultation process to inform its work on this topic. This process conducted during the first of 2018 will engage with a range of stakeholders (including business, civil society and governments) through in-person consultations and written inputs.
- Preliminary concept note with more information about background, scope, objectives, timeline and tentative overview of key resources
- Open multi-stakeholder consultation: 17 May, Geneva. Agenda and registration details will be posted on this page soon.
- All interested parties are invited to submit relevant material and information to the Working Group, including case studies/good practice examples. Contact: [email protected]. Deadline: 30 April.
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