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Debevoise Authors UN Commissioned Report “UN Guiding Ideas on Enterprise and Human Rights at 10”



LONDON, July 6, 2021 /CNW/ — A worldwide group from Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has authored a landmark report (the “Debevoise UNGPs Report”) along with the ‘UNGPs 10+‘ venture, which marks ten years because the adoption of the United Nations Guiding Ideas on Enterprise and Human Rights (UNGPs) by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011.

Commissioned by the United Nations Working Group on the difficulty of human rights and transnational companies and different enterprise enterprises (“UN Working Group”), the Debevoise UNGPs report examines how judicial and quasi-judicial our bodies throughout the globe have used and referred to the UNGPs in reaching their choices.

Overlaying greater than 50 nationwide jurisdictions and 10 worldwide and regional courts, tribunals and treaty our bodies, the Debevoise UNGPs Report offers a complete overview of the related choices, in addition to broader developments within the enterprise and human rights sphere. It additionally identifies regional and worldwide traits, and predicts how using the UNGPs by nationwide and worldwide courts and tribunals may evolve sooner or later.

The Debevoise UNGPs Report was developed and revealed as a part of the UN Working Group’s personal report, “Guiding Ideas on Enterprise and Human Rights at 10: Taking Inventory of the First Decade”, which evaluates the primary ten years of the UNGPs’ implementation.

The Debevoise UNGPs Report might be formally offered to the UN Human Rights Council’s forty seventh session in help of the UN Working Group’s report.

The total 264 web page report might be accessed right here.

The report was drafted by a group of greater than 60 attorneys from Debevoise’s places of work throughout the globe. The lead authors have been companions David W. Rivkin and Samantha Rowe, senior advisor Deborah Enix-Ross, associates Emily Austin, Sophia Burton, Aymeric Dumoulin, Nelson Goh, Rhianna Hoover, Merryl Lawry-White, Nadya Rouben, Katherine Seifert and Ashika Singh, trainee affiliate Jesse Hope, and professional bono supervisor Marika Somero. The Debevoise group was supported by colleagues at regulation corporations in different jurisdictions all over the world (see full listing right here).

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