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Registration open for 4th Regional Consultation on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean -… https://t.co/6Vvu9Ae7bh
6/11
2019
Key panelists will discuss the Working Group’s Gender Framework and Guidance to integrate a gender perspective in i… https://t.co/upz9rdJouZ
6/6
2019
"Time for the G20 to act on commitments and step up leadership on business and human rights". See our statement to… https://t.co/B8iNXLYXnZ
6/4
2019
Solicitud de aportaciones del @wgbizhrs para el informe sobre “la coherencia de las políticas en la acción gubernam… https://t.co/vRzZBOSLchAppel à contributions @wgbizhrs pour le rapport à l’Assemblée générale #ONU sur «la cohérence des politiques dans l… https://t.co/E3oTNLCDQFOpen call for input to @WGBizHRs report to #UN General Assembly on “policy coherence in government action to protec… https://t.co/mgIrfvzhnF
5/30
2019
საქართველო: გაეროს ექსპერტების მოწოდებაა პასუხისმგებლიანი ბიზნეს საქმიანობა სამუშაო ადგილებზე ინციდენტების აღმოფხვრ… https://t.co/6ur7XmVx2s
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsWG Chair @ProfSuryaDeva sharing observations on how Georgian Govt & businesses should implement #UNGPs to promote b… https://t.co/wnAOX3vd4UWG Chair presents findings from visit to Georgia on live TV @MaestoTVOfficial https://t.co/z5YNxiL3siGeorgia: UN experts urge responsible business conduct to tackle work accidents and pollution https://t.co/WNwbJVgyvX https://t.co/d5JWRBkfzA
4/12
2019
Concept note and call for session proposals for the 8th #UNForumBHR (25-27 Nov 2019) available at:… https://t.co/mah25RtOTTAppel à propositions de sessions pour #UNForumBHR ouvert: https://t.co/rYzz1RZoW3 Thème: "Il est temps d'agir : Les… https://t.co/kHvGrfT2kiPlazo de presentación de propuestas de sesiones para el Foro de la ONU sobre #empresasyDDHH ya abierto:… https://t.co/nU6bzdjM57UNWG started today visit to Georgia, meeting in Tblisi with Government officials and civil society organizations ab… https://t.co/eSxAWPVbHW#Georgia: UN experts to undertake 1st visit from 3-12 April to assess corporate respect for human rights. Special a… https://t.co/xQ2b5aonRg
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4/3
2019
Thanks @AUB_Lebanon and @FESonline for supporting the 1st regional consultation in Beirut for our project on #UNGPshttps://t.co/LKA3D7bNBw
3/27
2019
دعوة لممثلي الأوساط الأكاديمية و #المجتمع_المدني و #القطاع_الخاص و #الحكومات و #المنظمات_الدولية و #النقابات إلى ال… https://t.co/nqqV5YRVdd
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Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsCalling representatives of #Academia, #CivilSociety, #PrivateSector, #Government, #InternationalOrganizations &… https://t.co/NQB7XBtRSp
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3/19
2019
The day 2 has begun @BizHRAsia with discussions on #NHRIs with @ProfSuryaDeva @MohnaAnsari @nhrcnepal among others https://t.co/RFvIk6pBCH
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3/15
2019
National Policy Frameworks on Business and #HumanRights: The panelists @liviosarandrea @PriyangaHettia1https://t.co/dTzpVnVDMJ
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human Rights @WGBizHRs and @UNDPasiapac Inaugural forum #BizHumanRights started today. With over 200 registered participants fro… https://t.co/9o2o3SSKX7
3/14
2019
Role of #NHRIs in implementing the #UNGPs: @liviosarandrea @hkaur0304 @ProfSuryaDeva @UNDPasiapac @WGBizHRs with NH… https://t.co/sdKBWhge7I
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human Rights @WGBizHRs and @UNDPasiapac The pre-forum @BizHRAsia CSO meeting witnesses more than 45 CSO representatives from… https://t.co/gJsk5SoPE3The next two days will see exchange of ideas, diverse point of views, questions, conversations and engagements like… https://t.co/yX9Hh284y1
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3/13
2019
1st regional consultation for our project on #bizhumanrights in conflict and post-conflict takes place in Beirut on… https://t.co/y6sZM4rOFq
3/6
2019
We have @ProfSuryaDeva in Mexico, leading the Regional Gender Consultation on the Guiding Principles for B&HR “A ge… https://t.co/9FVJ9zXuyg
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2/22
2019
Consulting with States during ongoing WG session in Geneva focusing on gender dimensions of the #UNGPs and on impl… https://t.co/vbYXTqNbcL
2/6
2019
UN experts call for a prompt, thorough & impartial investigation into the collapse of a tailing dam in #MinasGeraishttps://t.co/C6rfmXGH2t
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1/30
2019
UN experts stress the critical importance of #HumanRights in “Globalization 4.0" as global leaders meet in #Davos f… https://t.co/2WEIsHK2ii
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1/24
2019
Political and business leaders at Davos need to shape globalization to make it work for all and make human rights b… https://t.co/8BI44PGj9n
1/22
2018
WG writes to Govt of #Bangladesh to encourage continued collaboration on 2018 Bangladesh Accord and strengthening p… https://t.co/m8DhQzPO5d
12/21
2018
New migration pact highlights key role of business in protecting migrants, say UN experts https://t.co/dG7Eoultrohttps://t.co/QPOdwdJMiwUN experts concerned indigenous leader convicted in retaliation for opposition to Oxec hydro project (Guatemala) -… https://t.co/A9QsGt8Are
12/20
2018
Welcome landmark statement by a group of companies and investors in support of #humanrightsdefenders, committing “t… https://t.co/Oqe88krpjp
12/10
2018
#Honduras: While they welcome the decision of the court in Tegucigalpa to convict the murderers of environmental ri… https://t.co/COrrBxrTlB
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12/7
2018
#ClimateChange is one of today’s greatest threats to human rights. UN experts urge States to rapidly deploy effecti… https://t.co/0RJUn6utSV
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12/6
2018
WG welcomes new global industry organization performance standard based on #UNGPs #bizhumanrights -… https://t.co/jXmKFjXkgQBusiness and Human Rights 2018 https://t.co/gGgrvvC0KR via @YouTube
12/5
2018
If you missed today’s #UNForumBHR closing plenary, watch on https://t.co/ST1Z72WcsX #UNGPs, #bizhumanrights https://t.co/f93FK1wzedUN Forum participants #standup4humanrights #UDHR70 at Forum closing, pledging action to implement #UNGPshttps://t.co/W55ObOgbZR @WGBizHRs proud to convene union, biz, indigenous and #humanrights defender reps in #UNForumBHR closing. We must wo… https://t.co/LzkeBvjiVt @WGBizHRs convenes discussion on #UNGPs #bizhumanrights in all stages of conflict, from prevention to post-conflict… https://t.co/WG3kQbyfmG
11/28
2018
Moments from day 2 of #UNForumbhr #bizhumanrights https://t.co/GHgRuhzameIf you missed today’s session at #UNForumBHR on new efforts to strengthen corporate respect and support for human r… https://t.co/fKNmg8pUZNIf you missed today’s plenary of senior leaders of UN and international orgs on how they promote responsible busine… https://t.co/VVGQ2vbsylIf you missed the opening plenary of the #UNForumBHR #bizhumanrights, you can watch it on @UNWebTVhttps://t.co/egwbrl68aP“Human rights defenders are critical partners for responsible business, sustainable development and rule of law.”… https://t.co/0oQJw0Ujgy"Respect for human rights must be at core of #SDGs implementation. The way for biz to know and show respect for hum… https://t.co/KQuJ72AtFc @WGBizHRs chair Dante Pesce and @UNHumanRights Chief @mbachelet are joined by @ILO, @UNDP, UN @globalcompact and… https://t.co/esG1OAmmC3 @WGBizHRs and @OECD's @tylergillard highlight convergence on human rights #duediligence. #UNGPs and @OECD due dilig… https://t.co/BnrrY6Th9C
11/27
2018
Moments from Forum opening plenary #UNForumbhr #bizhumanrights https://t.co/3CR063Ab5QOpening Plenary - Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018 https://t.co/N4DwYLNxLZ#UNForumbhr #bizhumanrights opening remarks by @UNHumanRights Chief @mbachelet and @WGBizHRs chairperson Dante Pesc… https://t.co/ITRXabOeWLSlow progress overall, but the good news is that biz human rights due diligence in practice is possible. The fundam… https://t.co/DKQwRvbmom“Making progress in tackling adverse business-related impacts on people’s rights and dignity is critical for achiev… https://t.co/sMOxSUM1WEhttps://t.co/apokfdK1rSLooking forward to opening plenary at #UNForumbhr #bizhumanrights this morning with @UNHumanRights Chief @mbachelethttps://t.co/8gH2OAZWO5Participants in the 7th Forum on Business and Human Rights can collect their badges at Pregny Gate today from 7:00a… https://t.co/NF3Ett3kiD
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsIn a pre-#UNForumBHR meeting, met the Indigenous Caucus to know more about their experiences of being impacted by b… https://t.co/wDPdXz5UwE
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsWelcome all participants to the 2018 #UN Forum on Business & Human Rights starting today in Geneva. Quick guide to… https://t.co/EsztLjRE0n
11/26
2018
Do you want to hear from #HumanRightsDefenders about their work to promote the rights of their communities? Tune in… https://t.co/DE6f2g54pm
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11/23
2018
The UN Forum on Business and Human Rights starts on Monday 26 November. Learn more about the event and check the "… https://t.co/FCQ94HYbuM
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11/22
2018
Attending or following next week's UN Forum on Business & Human Rights? See our "quick guide" to the programme -… https://t.co/pwPwDwst2W
11/21
2018
More than 2,000 participants from government, businesses and civil society will assess what companies are doing in… https://t.co/RN7txwSNG0
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsOne week left until 2018 #UNForumBHR / #bizhumanrights | See our press release "Geneva summit will take stock of wh… https://t.co/uhf8ki0V3A
11/19
2018
OHCHR | Business dragging its feet on human rights and investors are watching, say UN experts https://t.co/SvbJnIG9UXPresenting our report on corporate human rights #duediligence today at the UN General Assembly - "Emerging practice… https://t.co/ciXYw2D3PO
10/16
2018
2018 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, 26-28 November 2018 - registration open and programme outli… https://t.co/Kde5YAXzi7
10/4
2018
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9/19
2018
2018 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights - Register now and see programme outline on… https://t.co/89bTjjNn1j
9/13
2018
For those who could not attend today's session on #megaprojects and #humanrights to water&sanitation, I am organizi… https://t.co/WLOUokSKjL
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9/12
2018
@WGBizHRs Pleased to speak at conference on indigenous rights and key issue of defending the defenders. Debate this… https://t.co/JQ08qcnTp0
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human Rights @WGBizHRs Our working group's newest op-ed on the crisis in mounting deaths of human rights defenders. Pleased t… https://t.co/ZgmZXYMEka
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsThe deadly price of fighting for human and environmental rights. UN experts call on governments and business to tak… https://t.co/8zq2hNfk25
9/5
2018
Le rapport du @WGBizHRs de juin 2019 abordera une optique de genre appliquée aux Principes directeurs (#UNGPs). Env… https://t.co/jdL8ZdtvWyEl informe de @WGBizHRs de junio 2019 abordara la perspectiva de género en los Principios rectores (#UNGPs). Envía… https://t.co/nGkzI4wAVMJune 2019 report of the @WGBizHRs will be on the #gender lens to the #UNGPs. Provide input by 30 Oct 2018:… https://t.co/EnqzrMEdLe
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8/3
2018
@Global_Witness report highlights that 2017 has been the deadliest year for land & environmental #HRDs:… https://t.co/dB1q8GTyY0
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7/24
2018
WG press statement | Kenya: UN experts urge government and business to uphold human rights https://t.co/6JUKqUCqPk https://t.co/ExbHxnWn7EWG experts present their findings from UNWG's first official visit to Kenya at press conference in Nairobi https://t.co/BAy8cw4xol
7/11
2018
UNWG meets with residents of Owino Uhuro settlement in Mombasa about lead poisoning caused by smeltering factory an… https://t.co/Iv9cFinhSwUNWG members hear testimonies from victims of dam breach disaster in Solai, Nakuru https://t.co/CAroZreVYz#HRC38 appoints two new members of the @WGBizHRs to represent African and Eastern European regions: Mr Githu Muigai… https://t.co/elfghS8Zap
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7/9
2018
UNWG starts 10-day visit to Kenya meeting in Nairobi with Government officials, the National Human Rights Commissio… https://t.co/XMSoMYrSAaOHCHR | Kenya: UN experts visit to assess human rights and business https://t.co/kaW3jEA3la
7/2
2018
Pleased to lead @WGBizHRs UN mission to visit Kenya next week to discuss current situation regarding business and h… https://t.co/AYTyPOss02
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6/29
2018
@WGBizHRs in its 2018 report to the HRC urges states to provide trade support only to businesses that respect human… https://t.co/TyWomuyJl1
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsOHCHR | UN experts urge States to provide trade support only to businesses that respect human rights https://t.co/BBBmVklnFhPolicy coherence is fundamental for the #BizHumanRights and #ResponsibleBizConduct's agendas to progress. Great to… https://t.co/d21NiP1Lcj
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human RightsGreat example of international cooperation - UN/OECD chairs @ARamasastry @nieuwenkamp_csr kick off the roundtable f… https://t.co/ESdkI97Lyk
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6/21
2018
@WGBizHRs at OHCHR expert workshop. Our report on cross border law enforcement cooperation recommends that prosecu… https://t.co/GAyh2MJPMa
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6/11
2018
Honored to participate in annual meeting of #UNHRC special rapporteurs and independent experts on behalf of… https://t.co/Itb5o85xzO
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6/7
2018
@WGBizHRs How can states leverage economic diplomacy to promote corp respect for HR?- Export credit, trade missions… https://t.co/0KDhT20OIf
Retweeted by UNWGBiz&Human Rights2017 UN Forum on Business & Human Rights report now available in all UN languages. https://t.co/2uerHbK8lC.… https://t.co/kMDn99OiSIJust out II: our report to the UN Human Rights council on our country mission to Canada. https://t.co/lTcQzgvaqy #bizhumanrights #HRC38Just out: our report to the UN Human Rights Council on duty of states to protect against human rights abuse in cont… https://t.co/OZnDg1ABgz
6/5
2018
Honored to share the stage with 2 members of the @WGBizHRs at our yearly regional event on #bizhumarights. Some of… https://t.co/8JnSmVzaKM
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6/4
2018

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