The 10th of December 2018 marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted. This human rights day also marks ten years of IHRB’s Top 10 Business and Human Rights Issues for the coming year.
We are privileged to have contributions from Gender at Work, Building and Wood Workers International, Rafto Foundation, China Dialogue, Migrant Forum in Asia, Aviva Investors, The Commonwealth Games Federation, Centro Regional de Empresas y Emprendimientos Responsables (CREER), A.P. Moller-Maersk, and the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business.
Our partners have focused on the issues we have identified together that will be of critical importance in the arena of business and human rights in 2019. These concerns are drawn from the organisation’s expertise, and reference the articles of the UDHR, as well as other international instruments.
As the list shows, the range of issues is vast. No single organisation, company, or human rights group can tackle all the challenges alone. Collective action is a powerful place to start. As IHRB enters its eleventh year, we are honoured to be working with these partners.
As always, IHRB welcomes your comments, feedback, and ideas.
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