By Robert Grabosch, Attorney at law
John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the Secretary General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporation has recently released the draft for his Guiding Principles on business and human rights, which will mark the end of his 5 year mandate in 2011.

An issue running through all parts of the ‘protect, respect, remedy’ framework is that of legitimate policy demands that conflict with legitimate human rights demands. SRSG Ruggie recognizes the importance of this issue, but does not address it anywhere in his Draft Guiding Principles. Read the rest of this entry »

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