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Social Sciences

United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights: Identifying Challenges, good practice and guidance for National Action Plans to implement the UN Guiding Principles in Business and Human Rights

1 September 2014 - 31 March 2015

PI/s in Exeter: Dr Michael Addo

Funding awarded: £ 186,636

Sponsor(s): Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Multinational Organisations and Human Rights Department, The Netherlands

About the research

The main deliverable of the project, the Working Group’s Guidance Documents, will serve as an authoritative reference and tool for all stakeholders involved in the process of developing national action plans to develop the UN Guiding Principles in Business and Human Rights.

The Working Group will convene two workshops of experts and practitioners in the Africa region (Ghana and South Africa). The workshops will include representatives of the private sector, Governments, international institutions, NGOs, academia, or a mix.