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29th session of the Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises


28 June 2021 - 02 July 2021



Partial in-person meeting in Room XXI. The following Working Group members travelled to Geneva: Dante Pesce, Anita Ramasastry, Elzbieta Karska; Surya Deva (current Chairperson) and Githu Muigai participated virtually. During the session, the Working Group convened a multi-stakeholder consultation on 1 July from 15:00 to 17:00 via Webex.

The meeting provided an opportunity for the Working Group to discuss and exchange views on its reports presented at the 47th session of the Human Rights Council. It offered a platform to continue the discussions with States and other stakeholders on issues raised during the Interactive Dialogue of 28 June, and to discuss other matters relevant to the activities of the mandate (Stocktaking on the 10th anniversary of the UNGPs presented on 16 June 2021; regional meetings, 10th annual Forum on business and human rights, etc.).