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

Please note that the sessions are closed to the public, except for specific "open consultations" that are indicated on this website.

Session outcome documents.

2019 Sessions


22nd session: Geneva, 4 – 8 February

Palais Wilson, 1st floor conference room

Consultations scheduled with:

  • Businesses/business associations: Tuesday 5 February (17:00-18:00).
  • Member States: Wednesday, 6 February (15:00-18:00)
    - General update by Working Group activities for 2019 (15:00-15:30) - Consultation on the Working Group’s project on a “gender lens” to the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (15:30-16:30). Concept note.
    - Consultation on the Working Group’s project on the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in conflict and post-conflict contexts (16:45-18:00). Concept note.
  • Civil society organisations: Thursday, 7 February (15:00-16:00)
    - Update on Working Group’s activities for 2019.
    Interested stakeholders can register to participate via https://reg.unog.ch/event/19385/ by Monday 30 January 2019. To participate remotely: via listen-in number (dial +41 22 917 0901 and follow the voice prompt, indicating the room number).