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Human Rights Watch and a coalition of 5 other civil society organizations made a statement today to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the conclusion of SRSG Prof. John Ruggie’s six-year mandate on business and human rights. The coalition noted that although the Council should acknowledge the progress achieved under SRSG Ruggie’s mandate, it also must recognize that much important work remains to be done to adequately protect individuals from abusive practices, hold those responsible for abuses to account and provide effective remedies to victims.

(New York) – This is a key moment, at the conclusion of a six-year mandate on business and human rights, for the Council to recommit to its goal of advancing the protection of human rights in relation to business activity. As it considers the final report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Prof.

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