Development & Pre-launch consultation

The Children's Rights and Business Principles initiative launched a global consultation on the principles in May 2011, with adults and also with children and adolescents.  It included in-person events and an online consultation.

Overview of the development of the principles is available here.

Details of the online consultation are here, along with background material about the initiative including a project overview, the draft principles [DOC], and a mapping of children's rights and business.  All the consultation material is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Wrap up note: Children's Rights & Business Principles Initiative Wraps Up Consultation Period, 11 Aug 2011

Feedback from consultation with adults: Draft Principles - Consultation feedback analysis and report, Aug 2011 [DOC].  
- Español: Iniciativa de los Principios de los Derechos del Niño y Empresas: Principios preliminares: Análisis e informe sobre los comentarios recibidos en la Consulta Global

Feedback from consultation with children & young people: 
How Business Affect Us: A Report of Children's Consultations, Children's Rights and Business Principles
Feedback from children and youth ages 7-17 - reports from nine countries

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11 August 2011

[DOC] Children’s Rights and Business Principles Initiative Wraps Consultation Period

Author: UNICEF, Save the Children, UN Global Compact

A three-month consultation period has concluded for the Children’s Rights and Business Principles (CRBP) Initiative. More than 600 business leaders, civil society representatives and children participated in face-to-face or online consultations to...

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1 August 2011
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Author: UNICEF, UN Global Compact, Save the Children

La Iniciativa de los Principios de los Derechos del Niño y Empresas (‘CRBPI’) dirigida por UNICEF, el Pacto Global de las Naciones Unidas y Save the Children, ha formulado una serie de principios preliminares (los ‘Principios’) con el fin de respetar...

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20 June 2011

[DOC] Children’s Rights are at the heart of ‘Business’

Author: UNICEF, UN Global Compact, Save the Children

UNICEF, Save the Children and UN Global Compact, are inviting businesses and civil society to take an active role in developing a global standard of business principles pertaining to children’s rights...Ms. Marta Mauras Perez (Member of the Committee...

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