Sessional Paper No. 03 of 2021 on National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights: for the implementation of the United Nation 2020-2025 on Business and Homan Rights Guiding Principles s
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The Bill of Rights in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 binds all natural and legal persons, including businesses. At the international level, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) offer a global reference that reaffirms States' duty to protect those under their jurisdiction from business-related human rights abuses, business responsibility to respect human rights, and the requirement for both States and businesses to ensure that victims of such abuses have access to effective remedy. Kenya is committed to ensuring that businesses operating in the country respect human rights. In this regard, this National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (NAP) has been developed to guide implementation of the UNGPs. The Office of the Attorney-General and Department of Justice and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) coordinated the NAP development process. This NAP focuses on five critical thematic issues identified by stakeholders: labour, revenue transparency, environment, land and natural resources and access to justice. Chapter One gives an overview of th
Human Rights; Foreign Investment; Natural Resources; Environmental Management; Bill of Rights
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