Within the scope of a monitoring process being carried out between 2018 and 2020, the Federal Government is reviewing to what extent companies based in Germany are meeting their due diligence obligations enshrined in the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP).
On 7 July 2020, Minister of State Niels Annen will host a virtual conference to mark the start of an initiative to improve implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The goal is to further improve respect for human rights in supply chains.
The German economy is globally interconnected. It is important in this context that human rights are upheld in the supply chains. Experts are meeting at the Federal Foreign Office today to discuss how German embassies can support local companies in this Connection.
The aim of the German Government’s National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights is to ensure that German companies respect human rights in global supply chains. In the following text, you can find out how this will be achieved.
During her six-day trip, Bärbel Kofler held political talks on the human rights situation. Women’s rights and corporate responsibility were at the top of the Agenda.