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IHRB Submissions

Submissions to other projects on the UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights and Business

Submissions to OHCHR, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, and the UN SRSG

Submission to the SRSG John Ruggie concerning the draft Guiding Principles for the implementation of the UN Protect, Respect and Remdedy Framework on Business and Human Rights (Jan. 2011)
The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) has supported the mandate and work of the Special Representative, Professor John Ruggie, and we welcome the development of the Guiding Principles on the implementation of the UN Protect, Respect and Remedy framework.

Comments on the draft Guiding Principles for the implementation of the Protect, Respect, Remedy framework: Integrating a gender perspective (Jan. 2011)
The Guiding Principles are a valuable step towards ensuring corporate respect for human rights. With the aim of facilitating implementation of the mandate with respect to integrating a gender perspective, IHRB offer four overarching comments followed by specific suggestions on seven of the Guiding Principles and ten of the Commentaries

Submissions to the European Union:

Submissions to the US government:

Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

Submission to Participants in the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers (ICoC)

Submissions to the UN Human Rights Council

As a means of encouraging constructive dialogue on private sector related issues in the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review process, these submissions by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) address aspects of the various governments' records of protecting against human rights abuses committed by or involving business. The submissions offer recommendations for consideration by the governments in question and members of the Human Rights Council.

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