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Ответившее ведомство: Foreign Economic Relations Department

Предпринимало ли ваше правительство новые инициативы по вопросу бизнеса и прав человека или укрепляло ли уже существующие со времени одобрения Руководящих принципов ООН в июне 2011 года?

Yes

В связи с какими 5 важнейшими видами воздействия компаний на права человека ваше правительство принимало меры?

Types of company impacts prioritised:

  • Health (including environmental health, workplace health & safety)
  • Forced labour & trafficking
  • Housing
  • Impacts on children, including child labour
  • Migrant workers

Прочие меры

Actions taken include:

  • Legislative or constitutional
  • Regulatory
  • State finance such as export credit agencies, other government loans or guarantees
  • Company reporting requirements on human rights
  • Investment & trade treaties

Какие факторы мешают вашему правительству принимать меры в области бизнеса и прав человека?

Most important factor:

  • Opposition by economic interest groups or business associations
  • Challenges of coordinating across government departments

Significant factor:

  • Lack of resources for enforcement, monitoring and prosecution
  • Opposition or lack of consensus within government
  • Other opposition by infulential people or groups outside government
  • Political limitations imposed by foreign governments or multilateral institutions
  • Concern about deterring foreign investment
  • Lack of understanding or awareness of business & human rights in government