How can private organisations comply with their human rights obligations?

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The state must ensure that all actors comply with their human rights obligations through oversight and control. As a result, an important duty of the state is to support organisations and persons in acquiring the necessary knowledge to implement human rights compliance. The state must also enforce human rights law when it is not voluntarily respected.

In addition to transmitting knowledge about human rights, this toolbox also promotes the implementation of various mechanisms mentioned by the (Logo soft law) UNGP to promote responsive behaviour and to identify and address actual or potential adverse human rights impacts in a timely way. The tools are complementary and interconnected as follows:

Concrete guidelines for implementation: