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National Plan on Business and Human Rights

The United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

In 2011, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. These Principles, 31 in all, address the risks of adverse impacts on human rights from business activities, and centre on the state duty to protect, the corporate responsibility to respect and access to remedy.

The National Plan on Business and Human Rights (2017-2020)

The National Plan on Business and Human Rights (2017-2020) is a whole of government initiative, which seeks to give effect to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Ireland.

The Business and Human Rights Implementation Group

The Business and Human Rights Implementation Group was established to oversee the implementation of the National Plan. The Implementation Group is independently chaired and comprises representatives from civil society, the business community and Government Departments.

Current Member List

Minutes of Meeting 16/01/2019