• The willingness of the Colombian government to acknowledge serious concerns regarding human rights and violations of international humanitarian law in the country.
  • A commitment from companies and the Colombian government to work collaboratively to protect and respect human rights by:

    1. Raising awareness of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
    2. Implementing the CME’s recommendations.
    3. Identifying best practices on security-related human rights issues. A reasonable level of trust between members.

    a. Raising awareness of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    b. Implementing the CME’s recommendations.

    c. Identifying best practices on security-related human rights issues. A reasonable level of trust between members.

  • A commitment to continuous improvement, as opposed to perfection. To this end, the CME has developed a verification mechanism that is applied annually by CME members.
  • Knowledge generation from the articulation of experiences, perspectives and best practices on crucial issues for the operation in the territory. This research is disseminated to working group members.

82nd meeting of the UNHCR Standing Committee

(UTC)

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Categories

Conference

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English

Subject

Forced migration
UNHCR standing committee

82nd meeting of the UNHCR Standing Committee

NGO statements
NGO statements
22 September 2021
82nd meeting of UNHCR's Standing Committee
Subject/ Forced migration / UNHCR standing committee / Grand Bargain / UNHCR executive committee /
SCOMM
Description

NGO statements delivered at the 82nd meeting of UNHCR’s Standing Committee 15-16 September 2021