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  • ISSN: 2057-0198 (Print), 2057-0201 (Online)
  • Editors: Surya Deva School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong , Anita Ramasastry University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, USA , Michael Santoro Santa Clara University, USA and Florian Wettstein University of St Gallen, Switzerland
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NEW IN 2016 - The Business and Human Rights Journal (BHRJ) provides an authoritative platform for scholarly debate on all issues concerning the intersection of business and human rights in an open, critical and interdisciplinary manner. It seeks to advance the academic discussion on business and human rights as well as promote concern for human rights in business practice. BHRJ strives for the broadest possible scope, authorship and readership. Its scope encompasses interface of any type of business enterprise with human rights, environmental rights, labour rights and the collective rights of vulnerable groups. The Editors welcome theoretical, empirical and policy / reform-oriented perspectives and encourage submissions from academics and practitioners in all global regions and all relevant disciplines. A dialogue beyond academia is fostered as peer-reviewed articles are published alongside shorter ‘Developments in the Field’ items that include policy, legal and regulatory developments, as well as case studies and insight pieces.

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  • 04 December 2018, Daniel Morris
  • National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights: An Initial Analysis of Plans from 2013-2018 Three years after the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), the UN Human Rights Council called on all Member States to develop National Action Plans to support implementation of the UNGPs.* This call came in the wake of similar developments at the European level.** The Organization of American States has encouraged its Member States to implement the UNGPs,*** while the African Union is currently drafting a policy framework on business and human rights.…...