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On 22 November 2010, Special Representative Ruggie proposed draft "Guiding Principles for the Implementation of the United Nations 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework":
- Announcement [PDF]
- Draft report with full text of proposed Guiding Principles & commentaries [PDF]

Special Representative Ruggie held a consultation on the draft Principles from November 2010 until 31 January 2011; comments were submitted to an online forum at srsgconsultation.org and to this portal.  At the end of the consultation, he issued this release:
"Public consultation on draft U.N. Guiding Principles for Business and  Human Rights attracts input from 120 countries - Submissions from wide range of stakeholders to inform final recommendations" [PDF]
, 2 Feb 2011

Submissions to Special Representative's consultation on the draft Guiding Principles
Financial Times article on NGO criticism of the Principles, and responses/follow-up by: John Ruggie; Amnesty Intl.; FIDH; Sir Mark Moody-StuarFinancial Times article on NGO criticism of the Principles, and responses/follow-up by: John Ruggie; Amnesty Intl.; FIDH; Sir Mark Moody-Stuart

Record of all feedback submitted to online forum on draft Guiding Principles [PDF]

Other commentaries on the draft Guiding Principles
Financial Times article on NGO criticism of the Principles, and responses/follow-up by: John Ruggie; Amnesty Intl.; FIDH; Sir Mark Moody-StuarFinancial Times article on NGO criticism of the Principles, and responses/follow-up by: John Ruggie; Amnesty Intl.; FIDH; Sir Mark Moody-Stuart

These are commentaries on the Guiding Principles, comprising published comments, articles, briefings and other statements; they do not include submissions to the Special Representative's consultation - for those, see above.

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