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4 Call for input Role of national human rights institutions in facilitating access to effective remedy for business-related human rights abuses Introduction Access to effective remedy for individuals and communities affected by business- related human rights abuses constitutes one of the three pillars of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). (...) In resolution 38/13 entitled “Business and human rights: improving accountability and access to remedy”, the UN Human Rights Council recognized “the important role of national human rights institutions in supporting activities to improve accountability and access to remedy for victims of business-related human rights abuse…”. (...) How could the current interplay between the role of NHRIs and other judicial or non-judicial remedial mechanisms (e.g. courts, labour tribunals, National Contact Points, and operational level grievance mechanisms) be improved to facilitate access to remedy?
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Score: 872921.4 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...edy/CallAllStakeholders_EN.pdf
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The role and mandate of NHRIs in facilitating access to effective remedy for business-related human rights abuses 1. (...) Do you consider those remedies to be effective? Due to its mandate the DIMR cannot offer any remedies to individuals or communities affected by business-related human rights abuses. 3. (...) The German NAP does not provide for a role of the DIMR in relation to access to remedy. II. Challenges and limitations faced by NHRIs in facilitating access to effective remedy for business-related human rights abuses 1.
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Score: 871245.7 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...e_for_Human_Rights_Germany.pdf
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Development and promotion of state-of-the-art solutions for contaminated land management 2 Industry Service providers Academia Established in 1996 as a Concerted Action project under the 4th Framework Programme of the European Community Now member funded only NICOLE activities  Two workshops per year  Industry, Service Providers and Academic sub-groups  Working Groups: Sustainable Remediation, Mercury, Regulatory Issues, Asbestos, Emerging Pollutants, Innovation  Innovation Award  Publications, position papers and reports  Collaboration with Common Forum and other networks such as NICOLE Latin- America and NICOLA(frica)  Part of the Editorial Board for the FAO/UNEP/WHO Global Assessment Soil Pollution Report 3 NICOLE Development and focus 4 Regulatory compliance Science based solutions Risk based approaches Sustainable remediation Land stewardship Risk-based remediation Source – Pathway – Receptor If one of these components is missing, there is no risk Requires thorough investigation of  sources  possible pathways  possible receptors (human, nature, water) Remediation: aimed at taking away the source or the pathway (sometimes the receptor) Risk-based approach = acknowledgement that total removal of soil and groundwater pollution to reach pristine conditions is often not possible Source: www.itrcweb.org Investigate Assess risk Design remediation Determine budget Remediate Monitor and close 5 From Risk-based to Sustainable Remediation A sustainable remediation project is one that represents the best solution when considering environmental, social and economic factors, as agreed by the stakeholders  A comprehensive approach to optimizing the management of contaminated sites  Relies heavily on building consensus between multiple parties https://nicole.org/uploadedfiles/2010-wg-sustainable-remediation-roadmap.pdf 6 Sustainable Remediation Principles • The earlier in the process the more sustainable gain • It is more than Green Remediation • Measuring performance to build trust and consensus • Not a technical but a consensus building approach • Communication is the number one barrier and enabler • Favours a bottom-up approach 7 www.nicole.org Sustainability Management Early stages of project ProjectIm plem entation 8 www.nicole.org 9 London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games “From the outset of the project, the Olympic Park has set new standards in sustainability, including the delivery of lightweight venues, the recycling or reuse of waste materials, using concrete with a high recycled content, and delivering materials by rail or water. (...) NICOLE activities NICOLE Development and focus Risk-based remediation From Risk-based to Sustainable Remediation Sustainable Remediation Principles Slide Number 8 London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Current and Future Developments Slide Number 11
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Score: 869429.5 - https://www.fao.org/fileadmin/..._FAO_presentation_20210604.pdf
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1 OHCHR Accountability and Remedy Project Information Note What is the OHCHR Accountability and Remedy Project? The Accountability and Remedy Project (ARP) was launched by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in 2014 to support more effective implementation of the third pillar of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) on access to remedy. (...) For instance, multiple papers have been published on:  Remedy in the technology sector  Remedy in development finance  Designing mandatory human rights due diligence regimes  The connections between ARP and the treaty process.
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Score: 868401.2 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...22-05/arp-information-note.pdf
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2015 UN Forum Side Session: State- Based Mechanisms for Access to Remedy Session Title: State-Based Mechanisms for Access to Remedy Organizers: - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) - International Law Association, Study Group on Business and Human Rights (ILA) - International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) Main Focus: This side event will focus on the role of the State in providing access to remedy for human rights victims related to transnational business activity. (...) What are the available remedies? What are the limitations of these mechanisms? (...)  Does the OECD national contact points provide for the possibility of effective enforcement of international human rights law for access to remedy? If not, how could they be improved?  Are there any examples of states experimenting with novel approaches to access to remedy and justice?
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Score: 867293.3 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...0_StateBasedMechsForRemedy.pdf
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Discussion between the panel concerning choosing a remedy and the many different considerations that are required to be taken into account. 4. (...) Key discussion questions Considering the information above, the key discussion questions are:  What are some recent regulatory and other developments in the judicial and non-judicial remedy space?  What are the substantive and strategic considerations when choosing a judicial and/or non- judicial mechanism to seek remedy? (...) Target audience  Policy makers at governments in charge of remedy mechanisms and/or justice system (eg. NCPs, Development banks, legal systems)  Staff at (development) banks and companies that operate grievance mechanisms or provide legal support  (potential) Users of remedy mechanisms (e.g. those potentially affected by business operations and investment decisions)  Lawyers, prosecutors and judges with experience in judicial remedy systems for business related human rights abuses  Academics researching non judicial and/ or judicial remedy mechanisms  Civil society representatives working with remedy mechanisms  Business leaders and representatives looking to draw on the panelists’ experience to educate their stakeholders and to better embed the Guiding Principles in their operations Contact details  Natalie Hearn (Matrix): nataliehearn@matrixlaw.co.uk  Mariëtte van Huijstee (SOMO): Mariette@somo.nl  Matthias Thorns (IOE): Thorns@ioe-emp.org  Michael Congiu (Littler): mcongiu@littler.com mailto:nataliehearn@matrixlaw.co.uk mailto:Mariette@somo.nl mailto:Thorns@ioe-emp.org mailto:mcongiu@littler.com
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Score: 866828.9 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...-non-judicial_remedy-28oct.pdf
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In conclusion, the Special Rapporteur offers recommendations to States in effectively implementing the right to an effective remedy. Finally, the draft basic principles on the right to an effective remedy are included in the annex. (...) Some of these obstacles in seeking compensation clearly show that procedural rights of access to remedies are critical preconditions in realizing the substantive right to remedies for trafficked persons. (...) Draft basic principles on the right to an effective remedy 28. In order to guide States in operationalizing the right to an effective remedy, the Special Rapporteur submitted the draft basic principles on the right to an effective remedy for trafficked persons in the Human Rights Council report.
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Score: 866058 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ssues/Trafficking/A-66-283.pdf
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The role and mandate of NHRIs in facilitating access to effective remedy for business-related human rights abuses 1. (...) Do you consider those remedies to be effective? National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh can offer a wide range of remedies to the individuals (victims) or his family as the Commission may consider appropriate. (...) What other measures does your NHRI undertake to facilitate access to remedy indirectly for business-related human rights abuses (e.g. raising awareness about rights and remedial mechanisms, providing legal assistance, building capacity of communities or businesses, assessing effectiveness of other grievance mechanisms, and recommending reform of the national legal system to strengthen access to remedy)?
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Score: 865867.3 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ess/Remedy/NHRC_Bangladesh.pdf
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Newly graduated teachers were also recruited to support established teachers leading the remedial learning classes. Teacher training for remedial learning – including face‑to‑face learning and at‑home visits – was provided to 300 teachers, 150 of whom had recently graduated from university. (...) Teaching parents about remedial learning also increases the likelihood that their children will attend and complete remedial learning activities. (...) Cost effectiveness: Since May 2021, the total cost of implementing the remedial learning programme is US$175,000 (US$35 per child).
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Score: 865186.6 - https://www.unicef.org/media/1...20(State%20of%20Palestine).pdf
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1 OHCHR Accountability and Remedy Project Information Note What is the OHCHR Accountability and Remedy Project? The Accountability and Remedy Project was launched by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in 2014 to support more effective implementation of the Third Pillar of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) on access to remedy. It has been developed to help States, business, and other stakeholders find ways to strengthen accountability and remedy in the area of business and human rights. What does the Accountability and Remedy Project cover?
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Score: 864340.8 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ARP/ARPIII-InformationNote.pdf
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