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NAPs under development

Grafik von einer Weltkarte zeigt Länder, die derzeit einen NAP erarbeiten
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Currently, 16 countries are developing a NAPs on business and human rights. Countries such as Japan, Indonesia, Mexico and Scotland are well advanced in the development process, and in some cases adoption is planned in the near future. Some states such as India, Honduras and Liberia officially announced their intention to implement a NAP in 2018, but concrete plans for further development or a planned date of adoption have not yet been determined.

These countries are currently developing a NAP:

  • Start of the process: 2017
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2018
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2018
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2017
  • Planned year of adoption: open (originally 2019)
  • Start of the process: 2018
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2016
  • Planned year of adoption: open (originally 2018)
  • Start of the process: 2018
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2015
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2017
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2015
  • Planned year of adoption: open (originally 2018)
  • Start of the process: 2019
  • Planned year of adoption: 2021
  • Start of the process: 2019
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2018
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2016
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2016
  • Planned year of adoption: open
  • Start of the process: 2019
  • Planned year of adoption: open

NAP In­ter­na­tion­al

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which were adopted by consensus by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2011, are based on three pillars:

Adopt­ed NAPs

Currently 24 countries have adopted a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.