Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre contains useful reports, news, and information relating to business and human rights issues.

The website is available in both English and Portuguese.

Business & human rights – A brief introduction

A summary from the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre on what are business and human rights, their history, process of recognition, and how business and human rights function today.

Available in English and Portuguese.

National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

A website hosted by the Danish Institute for Human Rights with resources on business and human rights, national action plans, the UN Guiding Principles, and business and human rights in individual countries.

Website only available in English but some resources available in Spanish.

The Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI)

“The Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) is the international association of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) from all parts of the globe.

Established in 1993, the GANHRI promotes and strengthens NHRIs to be in accordance with the Paris Principles, and provides leadership in the promotion and protection of human rights.

The GANHRI:

  • Facilitates and supports NHRI engagement with the UN Human Rights Council and Treaty Bodies
  • Encourages cooperation and information sharing among NHRIs, including through an annual meeting and biennial conference
  • Undertakes accreditation of NHRIs in accordance with the Paris Principles
  • Promotes the role of NHRIs within the United Nations and with States and other international agencies
  • Offers capacity building in collaboration with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCR)
  • Assists NHRIs under threat
  • If requested, can assist government to establish NHRIs”