Introducing…Human Rights Impact Assessments

The arrival of foreign investment in a community can be good news for the local population. Unfortunately, in many cases, the opposite can also be true: relations between communities and companies are sometimes difficult and popular consultation is often limited or nonexistent. A growing number of stakeholders are concerned about the impact of foreign investment on local communities. They are concerned that human rights are not adequately taken into account. Various solutions?including human rights impact assessments?have been proposed to remedy this problem

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Categories: Human Rights Impact Assessments
Author: International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development