Capacity Development Training on Business and Human Rights Accomplished

  • News Date: October 05, 2016 | Post By LAHURNIP

Indigenous Peoples (IPs) human rights defenders, Journalists, Lawyers and activist are trained on business and human rights and investigative journalism. The training was on identification of human rights violations of indigenous and local communities caused by business sectors. The participants of the training opined the was useful them to enhance their skills and capacity on investigation of the cases of human rights violations. Apart from that they also learned on the United Nations Guiding Principles of Business and Human rights and other international human rights instruments pertaining to human rights and IPs rights

The training was attended by 16 participants across the country. The training was organised by Lawyers' Association for Human rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) with the Support of IWGIA in collaboration with Danwatch and Swedwatch. Louise Voller from Danwatch and Linda S Jakobsson of Swedwatch were the principal trainers of the training. The training was held in Kathmandu from 26 to 30 October 2016.