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Swiss NAP on Business and Human Rights: Updates based on External Studies

On behalf of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER), two external studies have reviewed the implementation of the Swiss National Action Plan 2020–23 (NAP) on business and human rights and the corporate governance due diligence procedures carried out by Swiss companies. The FDFA and EAER will update the NAP for the following four years based on the studies' findings. By promoting human rights in business, the Confederation is making an important contribution to sustainable development.

2023-11-20 10:45:24
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Quelle: Swiss Federal Council

Two external studies have reviewed the implementation of the Swiss National Action Plan 2020-23 (NAP) on business and human rights and the corporate governance due diligence procedures carried out by Swiss companies. The findings of these studies will be used to update the NAP for the next four years.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) are responsible for this update process. The Confederation aims to promote human rights in business to contribute to sustainable development.

The FDFA Communication is located in the Federal Palace West Wing in Bern, Switzerland. The press service can be contacted at +41 58 460 55 55 or via email at kommunikation@eda.admin.ch.

The official Twitter handle for the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs is @SwissMFASECO. Valérie Berset is the head of the international labour affairs unit and can be reached at +41 58 462 29 54 or valerie.bersetbircher@seco.admin.ch.

Antje Baertschi is the head of communications and can be contacted at +41 58 463 52 75 or medien@seco.admin.ch..

(Quelle:Swiss Federal Council modified with ChatGPT)

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