Roundtable on the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in ICT

31 January 2013 -

Brussels

Event description

Diplo will participate at the Roundtable to discuss sector-specific guidance on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights in ICT

The European Commission identified the development of guidance on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as one of its priority actions in its October 2011 Communication on Corporate Social Responsibility. The project of developing the guides for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, led by Shift and IHRB, includes consideration of submissions from business, NGOs and other stakeholders. Diplo contributes to the project with its expertise on Internet governance and human rights online.

More information about the project is available here.