Seventh session: 17-21 Feb 2014
As part of its seventh session, the Working Group held an open consultation on "The strategic elements of National Action Plans in the implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights".
Below are the submissions in advance of the session, and statements & interventions made at the session that have been sent to us. If you know of any other interventions, or submissions made to the Working Group in advance of or during the session, that can be posted here, please send them to Eniko Horvath ([email protected])
See here for the official website of the Working Group on its sessions.
Open consultation (Thurs, 20 Feb, 3-6pm - Room XVIII, Palais des Nations)
The consultation was open to all stakeholders. Registration was open until 18 Feb.
- Concept note
- Registration form (if you have any registration queries please email: [email protected])
- Maps Pregny Building and Palais des Nations
- Practical information
- Submissions & presentations
- Outcome report (advance unedited version)
More than 175 representatives from States, civil society and business attended the consultation - vice-chair of UN Working Group Michael Addo's opening remarks are available here.
Stakeholders who were unable to attend could also submit input to the consultation in writing to: [email protected]. A call-in number allowed those who could not attend to listen to th exchange.
- Michael Addo, vice chair of UN Working Group
- Janneke Faber, Multilateral Organisations and Human Rights Department, Netherlands
- Claire Methven-O'Brien, Working Group on Business and Human Rights, Intl. Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
- Sara Blackwell, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)
- Joanne Bauer, on behalf of Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Wits University (CALS) & partners
- Christian Frutiger, Nestlé
Submissions & interventions:
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