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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Guiding Principles on business and human rights, 2021 was a busy year for B+HR Asia, with increasing regional momentum in implementing the UNGPs.

Posted on December 17, 2021


UNDP's B+HR Asia launches trainings for the private sector to create more diverse and inclusive workspaces for women and LGBTI people.

Posted on December 17, 2021

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Youth play a critical role in the future of BHR, and the UNDP B+HR Asia programme is scaling up efforts to expand youth engagement, starting with two key events.

Posted on December 16, 2021


Infrastructure provision enhances connectivity, improves mobility, and generates economic opportunities and services. However, infrastructure development can also entrench gender inequality, especially when women are denied the right to meaningfully participate in infrastructure planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance.

Posted on December 7, 2021


Two issue briefs published recently by UNDP Sri Lanka delve into some of the business and human rights challenges in the country and offer recommendations on how the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) could support changes towards a more responsible business environment.

Posted on December 3, 2021