Recent & forthcoming activities on human rights by UN Global Compact Local Networks

If you are aware of further activities by Local Networks relating to human rights that can be shared publicly here, please send them to Eniko Horvath at [email protected].

Guidance on local networks for NHRIs

[PDF] Working together: National Human Rights Institutions and UN Global Compact Local Networks, Danish Institute for Human Rights, 2011 

 

Austria

[Deutsch] "Jahresbericht des österreichischen Netzwerkes 2009", Global Compact Network Austria
See "Schwerpunkt Menschenrechte", p.8
Annual report (2009), includes information about activities undertaken by the local network in 2009, the year it dedicated to human rights as a focal topic:

- workshop with Prof. Ruggie (former UN Special Representative for Business and Human Rights) & Mary Robinson (former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and President of Ireland)
- fostering ties with civil society actors working in human rights (e.g. The Ludwig Boltzman Institute for Human Rights and the Austrian Development Agency)
- General Meetings focused on human rights: (1) development cooperation & community development, (2) international trends regarding human rights and business

Best practices on human rights highlighted by UN Global Compact Network Austria:
- BAWAG PSK: Human Rights Matrix
- EVN: Stakeholder Dialogue
- Novartis: Diversity & Inclusion
- OMV: Human Rights Matrix/Community Development

Colombia

- [Español] Diplomado Empresa y Derechos Humanos [Colombia], Universidad Externado de Colombia y Red colombiana del Pacto Global, 8 de febrero 2013

- [Español] Seminario “Estándares Laborales y su integración con los Principios del Pacto Global", Bogotá [Colombia], Red Colombiana del Pacto Global, 19 de septiembre, 2012

France

- [Français] La lettre mensuelle d’information du Global Compact France edit Global Compact France, février 2014

Germany

- "Global Compact Network Germany (DGCN) Business & Human Rights Peer Learning Group: Activity Report 2013", Global Compact Network Germany, in collaboration with twentyfifity, 2013

- Business & human rights coaching for companies - Unternehmenscoaching "Menschenrechte achten! ... aber wie?",  German Global Compact Network & twentyfifty (Berlin, 29-30 Oct; registration until 8 Oct)[München, 9-10 Apr]

- [Deutsch] "Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte - Übersetzung", German UN Global Compact Network (with support from German Institute for Human Rights & twentyfifty)
German translation of UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

- Business & human rights coaching course for companies, German Global Compact Network & twentyfifty (Berlin, 29-30 Oct; registration until 8 Oct)

- Overview of business & human rights activities & services, German Global Compact Network

- [Deutsch] Ressourcenüberblick Menschenrechte, German Global Compact Network

- Respecting Human Rights - An Introductory Guide for Business,  German Global Compact Network, twentyfifty, German Institute for Human Rights, 2013

- [Deutsch] Menschenrechte achten - Ein Leitfaden für Unternehmen, German Global Compact Network, twentyfifty, German Institute for Human Rights, 2012

- [Deutsch] Angebot "Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte", German Global Compact Network

Ukraine

- Business & human rights coaching course for companies, Ukrainian Global Compact Network & twentyfifty (Kiev, 12-13 Sep; registration until 6 Sep)

United Kingdom

- Business and Human Rights Training: The UN Guiding Principles, UK Network of the UN Global Compact & twentyfifty, 4-5 Jul 2013

- UNGC Network UK Second Quarterly Meeting: A Guide to the Guiding Principles, UK Network of the UN Global Compact, 22 May 2013

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