UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights

Preparing for the 2nd Annual Forum on Business & Human Rights - Lessons Learned

12 April 2013

The annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights is a global multistakeholder gathering providing the opportunity to assess trends and challenges in the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and to promote dialogue and cooperation.

This IHRB submission provides ideas and suggestions to assist the UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights in planning for the 2013 Forum.  

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