Annual report to Human Rights Council addresses corporate responsibility and country situations

By | 20 September, 2010

hrc2010On 20 September 2010, the Special Rapporteur presented his annual report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva. See his statement to the Council and the webcast of the presentation of his report and the subsequent interactive dialogue. The Special Rapporteur dedicated his annual report to the thematic issue of the responsibilities of corporations to respect the rights of indigenous peoples, especially in relation to the extraction of resources in their lands. Included as addendums to his annual report are his report on cases examined 2009-2010; his reports on the situations of indigenous peoples in Botswana, Colombia, Australia, the Russian Federation, and Ecuador; and preliminary notes on the situations and cases concerning indigenous peoples in New Zealand, Guatemala, and the Sápmi region of Nordic countries. See Country Reports page.

See webcast