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United Nations business & human rights online forum extended

Author: UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie, Published on: 22 February 2010

Today the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) on business and human rights, John Ruggie, announced that his online consultation forum,, will undergo a gradual overhaul next month, then remain open until December 2010. The purpose of the forum is to gather views as the SRSG operationalizes the U.N. "Protect, Respect, Remedy" framework, as requested by the Human Rights Council... Ruggie [said] "...I hope that the additional features and content will encourage even more participation as I move towards developing the final recommendations of my mandate." During March, the forum will undergo a gradual overhaul: New technical features are being added to improve the user experience...

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