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Recommendations by the President of Human Rights Council

Author: Office of the President, Human Rights Council, Published on: 23 March 2016

As far as the Working Group on on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises is concerned, during my consultations questons were raised to the ability, or willingness of the proposed candidate ranked first to comply with the mandate of the Working Group. The candidate confirmed in a telephonic conversation that he is fully aware of and committed to upholding the manadate of the Working Group and would not in any way undermine its work. Based on this clarification, i have decided to follow the recommendtaion of the Consultative Group and propsoe Mr Surya DEVA (India) as the new member of the Working Group. I also took careful note of the concerns raised in relation to the gender balance within the Workign Group. 

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