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Modern Slavery and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains

Training and Consultancy Services at BHRE

International Learning Lab on Public procurement and HR

 PHOTO CREDIT:   Ananta Chowdhury 

PHOTO CREDIT:   Ananta Chowdhury 

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Photo Credit: Learning Lab

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photo credit: cozzani

The governance gaps associated with globalisation and international business activities give rise to a need to find more effective ways to ensure that human rights, adequate labour standards and environmental protection are recognised within global supply chains. In recent years international efforts to fight modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking have increased and involve both public actors and private corporations...

The International Learning Lab is a network of academics, non-governmental organisations, national human rights institutions (NHRIs) and procurement professionals across Europe and the United States working together with the aim of facilitating the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in the context of public procurement. The International Learning Lab on Public Procurement and Human Rights was established by the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable...

The BHRE provides training on management of human rights risk in the supply chain and the prevention of modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking under the umbrella of the Higher Education Procurement Academy (HEPA). This training course will give an overview of the social and human rights risks in the supply chain of products procured by the higher education sector and the responsibilities of public buyers towards these chains. In particular it focuses on the new obligations under the Modern Slavery Act...

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