Reports and other documents of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Working Group reports to the Human Rights Council


Bodies

Session

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HRC44thA/HRC/44/43Advance Edited Version Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on connecting the business and human rights and the anti-corruption agendas العربية | 中文 | English | Français | русский | Español
HRC41stA/HRC/41/43Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on Gender dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC41stA/HRC/41/43/Add.1Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to Thailand العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC41stA/HRC/41/43/Add.2Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to Kenya العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC41stA/HRC/41/43/Add.3Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its visit to Thailand
Comments by the State
English
HRC38thA/HRC/38/48Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on "economic diplomacy" as a tool for States to promote corporate respect for human rights

العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
Executive Summary of the report: "economic diplomacy" as a tool for States to promote corporate respect for human right English | Français
HRC38thA/HRC/38/48/Add.1Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to Canada العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC38thA/HRC/38/48/Add.2Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to Peru العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC38thA/HRC/38/48/Add.3Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the third regional consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean on public policy for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the Framework of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development" Español only
HRC35thA/HRC/35/32Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises in the implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC35thA/HRC/35/32/Add.1Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to the Republic of Korea العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC35thA/HRC/35/32/Add.2Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to Mexico العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC35thA/HRC/35/33Study of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on best practices and how to improve on the effectiveness of cross-border cooperation between States with respect to law enforcement on the issue of business and human rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/45Executive Summary of the report: "Leading by example - The State, State-owned enterprises, and Human Rights" العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español

English
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/45/Add.1Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its mission to Brazil العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/45/Add.2Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights English
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/45/Add.3Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on multi-stakeholder engagement across "Protect, Respect and Remedy" – Reflections from discussions at the 2015 annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights English
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/45/Add.4Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the "Regional consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean on public policy for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the Framework of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development" English
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/46Summary of discussions of the Forum on Business and Human Rights - Note by the Secretariat العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC29thA/HRC/29/28Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "improving policy coherence for inclusive and sustainable development" العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC29thA/HRC/29/28/Add.1Addendum - Visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC29thA/HRC/29/28/Add.2Addendum - Report on the First African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights English Français | Русский | Español | العربية | 中文
HRC29thA/HRC/29/28/Add.3Addendum - Identifying emerging approaches and lessons learned in corporate respect for human rights: reflections from discussions held at the 2014 Forum on Business and Human Rights English | Français | Русский | Español | العربية | 中文
HRC29thA/HRC/29/28/Add.4Addendum - Comments by the Republic of Azerbaijan on the report of the Working Group (visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan) English
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25

Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "Review of the strategic objectives, activities and outcomes of the first three years"

العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский |Español
HRC26th

A/HRC/26/25/Add.1

Addendum - Uptake of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: practices and results from a survey of corporations English | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25/Add.2Addendum - Report of the Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean English | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25/Add.3Addendum - International Expert Workshop (Toronto): "Business Impacts and Non-judicial Access to Remedy: Emerging Global Experience English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25/Add.4Addendum - Visit to the United States of America English | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25/Add.5Addendum - Visit to Ghana English | Русский | Español | العربية | 中文
HRC23rdA/HRC/23/32Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Русский | Español 中文 | العربية
HRC23rdA/HRC/23/32/Add.1Addendum - Visit to Mongolia العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC23rdA/HRC/23/32/Add.2Addendum - Uptake of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: practices and results from pilot surveys of Governments and corporations English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC20thA/HRC/20/29 Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises  English Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية

Working Group reports to the General Assembly


Bodies

Session

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GA
75thA/75/212Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises:  “Business, human rights and conflict-affected regions: towards heightened action” العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
​Executive summary of the report: “Business, human rights and conflict-affected regions: towards heightened action”
English
GA
74thA/74/198Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises:  “Policy coherence in government action to protect against business-related human rights abuses” العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
Executive summary of the report: “Policy coherence in government action to protect against business-related human rights abuses” English | Français
GA
73rdA/73/163Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises:  "Corporate human rights due diligence – emerging practices, challenges and ways forward" العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
Executive Summary of the report "Corporate human rights due diligence – emerging practices, challenges and ways forward" English | Français | Español
GA72ndA/72/162Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises:  "Access to effective remedies under the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework" العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
GA71stA/71/291Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "Addressing the human rights impacts of agro-industrial operations on indigenous and local communities: State duties and responsibilities of business enterprises" العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
GA70thA/70/216Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "Measuring the implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights" العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
  

A/70/216

Executive Summary of the report "Measuring the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights" English
GA69thA/69/263Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights" English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
GA68thA/68/279 Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "Business-related impacts on the rights of indigenous peoples" English | Français | Русский | Español 中文 | العربية
GA67thA/67/285Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: "Developments in the embedding of the Guiding Principles into global governance frameworks" English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский

Working Group country visit reports


Bodies

Session

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HRC44thA/HRC/44/43/Add.1Addendum - Visit to Georgia العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC44thA/HRC/44/43/Add.2Addendum - Visit to Honduras العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC41stA/HRC/41/43/Add.1Addendum - Visit to Thailand العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC41stA/HRC/41/43/Add.2Addendum - Visit to Kenya
العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC38thA/HRC/38/48/Add.1Addendum – Visit to Canada العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC38thA/HRC/38/48/Add.2Addendum – Visit to Peru العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC35thA/HRC/35/32/Add.1Addendum - Visit to the Republic of Korea العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC35thA/HRC/35/32/Add.2Addendum - Visit to Mexico العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC32ndA/HRC/32/45/Add.1Addendum - Visit to Brazil العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC29thA/HRC/29/28/Add.1Addendum - Visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25/Add.4Addendum - Visit to the United States of America English | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC26thA/HRC/26/25/Add.5Addendum - Visit to Ghana English | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC23rdA/HRC/23/32/Add.1Addendum - Visit to Mongolia العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español

Reports from the Working Group's sessions


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Language

WG18thA/HRC/WG.12/18/1Outcome of the eighteenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG17thA/HRC/WG.12/17/1Outcome of the seventeenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG16thA/HRC/WG.12/16/1Outcome of the sixteenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG15thA/HRC/WG.12/15/1Outcome of the fifteenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG14thA/HRC/WG.12/14/1Outcome of the fourteenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG13thA/HRC/WG.12/13/1Outcome of the thirteenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG12thA/HRC/WG.12/12/1Outcome of the twelfth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG11thA/HRC/WG.12/11/1Outcome of the eleventh session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG10thA/HRC/WG.12/10/1Outcome of the tenth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG9thA/HRC/WG.12/9/1Outcome of the ninth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG8thA/HRC/WG.12/8/1Outcome of the eighth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG
7thA/HRC/WG.12/7/1Outcome of the seventh session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Español | 中文 | العربية
WG6thA/HRC/WG.12/6/1Outcome of the sixth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
WG5thA/HRC/WG.12/5/1Outcome of the fifth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English
WG4thA/HRC/WG.12/4/1Outcome of the fourth session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
WG3rdA/HRC/WG.12/3/1Outcome of the third session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, including revised methods of work English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
WG2ndA/HRC/WG.12/2/1Outcome of the second session of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية

Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights


Bodies

Session

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Language

HRC44thA/HRC/44/56Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the 2019 Forum on Business and Human Rights
Advance Edited Version (English)
HRC41st A/HRC/41/49Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the 2018 Forum on Business and Human Rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC38th A/HRC/38/49 Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the 2017 Forum on Business and Human Rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
FBHR5thA/HRC/FBHR/2016/22016 Forum: Summary of discussions العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC35thA/HRC/35/34Note by the secretariat العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
FBHR4thA/HRC/FBHR/2015/22015 Forum report: Summary of discussions العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC31stA/HRC/32/46Note by the secretariat العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
FBHR3rdA/HRC/FBHR/2014/32014 Forum report: Summary of discussions English
HRC29thA/HRC/29/29Note by the Secretariat English | Français | Español | Русский | 中文 | العربية
FBHR2ndA/HRC/FBHR/2013/42013 Forum report: Summary of discussions English
HRC26thA/HRC/26/26Note by the Secretariat العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
FBHR1stA/HRC/FBHR/2012/42012 Forum report: Summary of discussions العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC23rdA/HRC/23/33 Note by the secretariat العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español

Reports of the Secretary-General and the High Commissioner


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Language

HRC26thA/HRC/26/20Report of the Secretary-General on the challenges, strategies and developments with regard to the implementation of the resolution 21/5 by the United Nations system, including programmes, funds and agencies العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC26thA/HRC/26/20/Add.1Report of the Secretary-General on the challenges, strategies and developments with regard to the implementation of the resolution 21/5 by the United Nations system, including programmes, funds and agencies - Addendum 1 - Study on the feasibility of a global fund to enhance the capacity of stakeholders to implement the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights English
HRC21stA/HRC/21/21Report of the SG on the contribution of the United Nations system as a whole to the advancement of the business and human rights agenda and the dissemination and implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC21stA/HRC/21/21/Corr.1Corrigendum English
HRC14thA/HRC/14/29Report of the HC on her Office’s consultation on operationalizing the framework for business and human rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC14thA/HRC/14/29/Add.1Addendum - Summary of proceedings of side events to the consultation of the OHCHR on operationalizing the framework for business and human rights العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
GA63rdA/63/270Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of his Special Representative on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises العربية | 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español
HRC4thA/HRC/4/99Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the outcome of the second annual sectoral consultation of senior company executives and experts English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
CHR62ndE/CN.4/2006/92 Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the sectoral consultation entitled "Human rights and the extractive industry", 10-11 November 2005 English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
CHR61stE/CN.4/2005/91 Report of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights on the responsibilities of transnational corporations and related business enterprises with regard to human rights English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский

Reports of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises


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HRC17thA/HRC/17/32Report of the SRSG on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises - Business and human rights in conflict-affected regions: challenges and options towards state responses English
HRC17thA/HRC/17/31Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary- General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية
HRC17thA/HRC/17/31/Add.1Addendum - Piloting principles for effective company-stakeholder grievance mechanisms: A report of lessons learned English | Español
HRC17thA/HRC/17/31/Add.2Addendum - Human Rights and Corporate Law: Trends and Observations from a Cross-National Study conducted by the Special Representative English | Français
HRC 17thA/HRC/17/31/Add.3Addendum - Principles for Responsible Contracts: Integrating the management of human rights risks into State-investor contract negotiations - Guidance for negotiatiors English

GA

65th

A/65/310

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский

HRC14thA/HRC/14/27Report of the SRSG on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English |  Français | Русский | Español | 中文 | العربية 

GA

64th

A/64/216

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский

HRC

11th

A/HRC/11/13

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, John Ruggie English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC11thA/HRC/11/13/Add.1State obligations to provide access to remedy for human rights abuses by third parties, including business English | Français | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC8thA/HRC/8/16Clarifying the Concepts of "Sphere of influence" and "Complicity" English | Français | Español | 中文 | Русский
HRC8thA/HRC/8/5Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, John Ruggie English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC8thA/HRC/8/5/Add.1Summary of five multi-stakeholder consultations English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC8thA/HRC/8/5/Add.2Corporations and human rights: a survey of the scope and patterns of alleged corporate-related human rights abuse English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC4thA/HRC/4/35 Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC4thA/HRC/4/35/Add.1 State responsibilitites to regulate and adjudicate corporate activities undere the United nations core human rights treaties: an overview of treaty body commentaries English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC4thA/HRC/4/35/Add.2 Corporate responsibility under international law and issues in extraterritorial regulation: summary of legal workshops English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC4thA/HRC/4/35/Add. 3 Human rights policies and management practices: results from questionnaire surveys of Governments and the Fortune Global 500 firms English | Français | Español | 中文 | العربية | Русский
HRC4thA/HRC/4/35/Add. 4 Business recognition of human rights: Global patterns, regional and sectoral variations English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
HRC4thA/HRC/4/74Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises: Human rights impact assessments - resolving key methodological questions English | Français | Español | العربية | 中文 | Русский
CHR62ndE/CN.4/2006/97 Interim report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises English | Français | Español | العربية |中文 | Русский

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