Business and Human Rights

 Brief Description:

The project has been developed in line with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which are a set of guidelines to prevent, address and remedy human rights infringements in business operations.  Objectives of the project are as follows:

1.             To improve human rights in the business context in Pakistan through the “Protect, Respect and Remedy” framework highlighted in the UNGPs on Business and Human Rights;

  2.         To conduct a National Baseline Assessment to analyse the current situation on human rights in the business sector in Pakistan in line with the Danish Institute of Human Rights Toolkit;

  3.         To develop a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights through a transparent and inclusive process of all stakeholders including business entities, employees, labour unions, government stakeholders, etc.