1 February 2013

UN Human Rights Council Cites Accountability Counsel’s Intervention in Geneva

Today, the Chairperson of the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, John Ruggie, release a Report of the Forum held at the UN in December 2012.  The proceedings cite Accountability Counsel’s intervention, noting that “it [is] unrealistic to assume that vulnerable communities could access international grievance mechanisms on their own, and noted that communities must be given every possible advantage to help them to be on equal footing with the company they are filing a complaint against.” Para. 53.