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1st UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights
New Delhi, India | 14-15 March 2019
Setting the tone for South Asia on business and human rights
The inaugural South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights – held 14-15 March 2019 in New Delhi, India – was the first event of its kind in South Asia. It raised awareness about business and human rights issues in South Asia and facilitated the implementation of the UNGPs, including through the development of national action plans on business and human rights.
It brought together governments, civil society, academia, and other social actors to explore collaborative action to mitigate the adverse impact of their activities on human rights and contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia.
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