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The updated version of the Human Rights Due Diligence and COVID-19 Rapid Self-Assessment for Business, prepared in collaboration with UNICEF is launched with more actions for business to consider during the COVID-19 recovery period and beyond.

Posted on March 8, 2021

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Opinion piece by Norimasa Shimomura, UNDP Indonesia Resident Representative, on human rights due diligence published in the Jakarta Post.

Posted on February 20, 2021


UNDP and the EU, joint partners in the Business and Human Rights in Asia project, applaud enterprises that put the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights at the center of their business strategies and operations.

Posted on February 10, 2021


The 2nd United Nations South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights will take place 17–19 March 2021, with side sessions starting from 15 March. The forum will be featuring dedicated sessions for CSOs, businesses, trade unions, and NHRIs as well as country-specific sessions.

Posted on February 9, 2021

Asia businesswoman using laptop talk to colleagues about plan in video call meeting while working from home at living room. Self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine for corona virus prevention.

The 'Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights’ guidance provides a framework for businesses and governments to ensure women experience equality in times of crisis and beyond.

Posted on December 10, 2020