In June 2011, the UN Human Rights Council established a "working group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises", commonly referred to as the Working Group on business & human rights, "consisting of five independent experts...for a period of three years". The Working Group's mandate was renewed in 2014, 2017 and 2020.
- Ms. Elżbieta Karska
- Ms. Fernanda Hopenhaym
- Ms. Pichamon Yeophantong
- Mr. Damilola Olawuyi (Chairperson as of 1 July 2023)
- Mr. Robert McCorquodale (Vice-Chairperson as of 1 July 2023)
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Sessions of the Working Group
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2023 UN Forum on Business & Human Rights
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Making a submission to the UN Working Group
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The UN Guiding Principles
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