Commodities

Draft Position Paper - Preventing Conflicts Over Land

18 September 2009

How businesses develop approaches that are sensitive to these issues and comply with laws, and how governments act as neutral and impartial regulators, will determine how fundamental rights are protected in the long run. The issue can no longer be ignored.

The Institute for Human Rights and Business has published some early thinking on these issues in a new draft working paper.

IHRB invites experts from all sectors to join us in developing a shared framework on this important issue that respects human rights.

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