Course Resources

Key Resources for the program

Quick Guide to Common Acronyms

Participant Timezones

Guidance on National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

UN OHCHR Resources

Business and Human Rights in the Time of COVID-19

Human Rights, the Environment and COVID-19: Key Messages

Human Rights, Climate Change and Business: Key Messages

Human Rights and Climate Change: Key Messages

Human Rights and Biodiversity: Key Messages

The Corporate Responability to Protect Human Rights: An Interpretive Guide

Session 1: Business, Human Rights, the SDGs and the Climate Emergency in the Pacific - 10th Anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights - The Challenges

Surya Deva and Justine Nolan PowerPoint presentation

Session 1 chat links

Session 2: The UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights - The Three Pillars of Protect, Respect and Remedy

Surya Deva and Justine Nolan PowerPoint presentation

Session 2 chat links

FAQ About the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Session 3: The SDGs & UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights - What do they mean for Pacific businesses and communities: Dialogue session with Pacific Business and Civil Society

Session 3 chat links

Session 4: Access to Remedy - The OECD Guidelines on MNEs and the NCP Process

The OECD Guidelines:

The UNGPs and Access to Remedy:

Session 5: Human Rights and The Climate Crisis- Connecting Frameworks and Action for Building Back Better

Session 5 chat links

Frequently Asked Questions on Climate Change and Human Rights

SDGs and Human Rights (This document relates the SDGs to specific human rights)

Climate Change and Human Rights (9:40mins)

The peoples map - The People's Map of Global China (thepeoplesmap.net)

Countries with a NAP - Countries Archive | National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights (globalnaps.org)

The Paris Agreement - NDCs - Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) | UNFCCC

ESG TRENDS: THE RISE OF CLIMATE LITIGATION AND THE CHALLENGES FOR BUSINESS - esg-trends-the-rise-of-climate-litigation-and-the-challenges-for-business.pdf (cliffordchance.com)

Session 6: Business and Human Rights, the UNGPs and Deep Sea Mining

Rocky Guzman's PowerPoint Presentation

Session 6 chat links

Background Briefing: Deep Sea Mining (DSM) and Human Rights in the Pacific

Sustainable Ocean Alliance's (SOA) resources:

Session 7: Human Rights and the Environment - Mining, Forestry and Fishing in the Pacific

Session 7 chat links

Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (Escazua Agreement)

Session 8: The UN and Human Rights Accountability Processes – An Introduction: UPR, SPs, TBs, VNR & NDCs

Session 8 chat links

Amy Sinclair's presentation on BHRRC documenting and recording incidents

The UN System

UN Human Rights Bodies and Mechanisms

UN Human Rights Treaty Body System

BHRRC documentation checklist