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How businesses can work for peace

How businesses can work for peace

30-04-2020 A letter to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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Human rights in conflict and post-conflict contexts

The first part of this letter takes a look at the growing realisation by business enterprises with experience operating in conflict and post-conflict situations that effective human rights due diligence requires understanding and addressing conflict drivers in collaboration with other actors. It also identifies two good practices from Colombia with regard to the role of business in transitional justice.

In the second part, we identify specific recommendations and good practices.

Natural Resources, Conflict & Human Rights