UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS, Office of the High Commissioner South America


MEDIA ADVISORY/CHILE (12-Dec): UN opens meeting on business and human rights

11 de December, 2017

Event: opening ceremony of the 3rd Regional Consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean on business and human rights

Venue: ECLAC, room Raúl Prebisch – 3477 Dag Hammarskjöld, Vitacura. Santiago, Chile

Time and date: 12 December 2017

Organizers: OHCHR South America, UN Working Group on business and human rights and NHRI of Chile.

SANTIAGO (11 December 2017) – Key representatives from businesses across the region will gather state delegates, civil society groups, academics, international organizations and other sectors to discuss new strategies in order to guarantee the respect for human rights in corporate areas.

Over 250 participants from all over the region will gather until 14 December for the Third Regional Consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.

Organized by the Regional Office for South America of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the UN Working Group on business and human rights and the National Human Rights Institute of Chile, the event seeks to contribute to strengthen the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles for business and human rights by States and businesses across the region.

Read more (in Spanish): http://acnudh.org/aviso-de-pautachile-12-dic-inauguran-reunion-onu-sobre-empresas-y-ddhh/

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