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Latest Publications
The Swiss FDFA and SECO published new guidance for the commodities trading sector on implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights, developed by IHRB | Read now
IHRB sent an open letter to the European Union Commissioner for Trade expressing concern about the EU's potential withdrawal from the Everything But Arms arrangement. | Read now
The 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark was launched in London, assessing the human rights performance of the 101 largest agricultural, extractive, and apparel companies. | Compare the results
Latest Events
IHRB Patron Mary Robinson opened the third annual Sporting Chance Forum in Paris at UNESCO, calling for collective action to ensure current and future leaders at every level put human rights at the heart of every decision they make, including in the world of sport. | Read her remarks 
IHRB's annual Circle of Innovators dialogues seek to build new opportunities and capacities to make sense of big picture developments on business and human rights. Opened by the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid bin Ra'ad al Hussein, 2018's event featured all female panels. | Find out more
IHRB and the Centre for Sport and Human Rights hosted a Strategic Dialogue on remedy at The Peace Palace. 

A draft discussion paper on remedy and sport is open for comment through 31 January 2019. | Comment now
Latest Podcasts & Commentary
Damion Thomas on the 1968 Olympic Protest | Listen here

Maryam Al Khawaja on Businesses Operating in Saudi  | Listen here

Juan Pablo Salazar on Disabled People in Sport | Listen here

Business as Usual in Saudi? On business reaction to Jamal Khashoggi's death  | Read now

Tech Inequity? On Google staff's walk out against discrimination | Read now

Best or Loudest? On power imbalances in social media | Read now
Women’s Rights Still Seen Through the Foggy Lens of Biases, Discrimination and Injustice | Read now

Seeking Safety, Opportunity, Rights: Reflections on the Migrant Caravan in Mexico | Read now

The Governance Legacy of MSEs: A Golden Opportunity to Promote Human Rights | Read now

What the OHCHR’s Accountability & Remedy Project Adds to the Treaty Discussions | Read now

Increasing Access to Business Practice is Key to Scaling Respect for Human Rights | Read now
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