Within the scope of a monitoring process being carried out between 2018 and 2020, the German Government is reviewing to what extent companies based in Germany are meeting their due diligence obligations anchored in the NAP. The first interim report is now on the table.
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.
We are currently experiencing a resurgence of protectionism worldwide. Trade disputes between countries are on the increase. The dialogue between diplomacy and business is therefore more important than ever – especially for a country such as Germany with its strong export sector.
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.
Having reached consensus on an association agreement, South America and the EU, which already enjoy ties at many levels as partners sharing values, are set to draw even closer together.