United Nations' Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
July 2011Paris International Litigation Bulletin no. 1
The United Nations' Secretary General's Special Representative John Ruggie has recently presented his Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework released in 2008. Aiming at providing guidance to businesses and States throughout the world for the concrete implementation of this Framework, these principles were very recently and unanimously endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in June.