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Report:Business and human rights in conflict-affected regions: challenges and options towards State responses [PDF], 27 May 2011 (companion to Special Representative's final report to UN Human Rights Council)

Launch of project convened by John Ruggie on business and human rights in conflict‐affected areas, 22 Oct 2009
- Note outlining project [PDF]

International Roundtable on Conflict Management and Corporate Culture in the Mining Industry - Report [PDF], Caroline Rees, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, Aug 2009

Message from UN Special Representative Ruggie: "As part of the mandate’s examination of the inter-relationship between the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and the need for improved access to remedy, an international expert roundtable was convened on 12 June on behalf of the SRSG [Special Representative of the UN Secretary General] to take forward research into the impact of corporate culture on the ability of companies to manage human rights disputes effectively.  The meeting focused on the mining sector.  Further field research is planned for 2010 building on this work."

Message from John Ruggie to Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights plenary [PDF], 16 Mar 2009

Remarks at International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, New York [PDF], 2 Oct 2008

Remarks at Annual Plenary of Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights [PDF], 7 May 2007

français : Remarques du gouvernement français sur les documents préparatoires à la réunion de consultation du 6 octobre 2010 [DOC], octobre 2010

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