Educational and Training Materials

HRIA Compendium Groups

ABSTRACT: “As a result of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, businesses regardless of sector are paying greater attention to the actual and potential human rights impacts of their operations and business relationships on stakeholders. This webinar co-hosted by the UN Global Compact and the Danish Institute for Human Rights explored the various types of Human Rights Impact Assessments, including company, community and sector-based, analyzing both the impetus behind the assessments as well as lessons learned.”

ABSTRACT: This Teaching Note from Columbia University’s Teaching Business and Human Rights Handbook provides background on the origins of HRIA, places HRIA within human rights due diligence, and discusses HRIA methodology. Various approaches for teaching HRIA are detailed and key questions and teaching resources provided.

  • DIHR, Oxfam, NomoGaia, twentyfifty and BSR (2017) Webinar Series: Human Rights in Impact Assessment. Flyer

 ABSTRACT: Three-part webinar series on HRIA.

Part 1: HRIA Case Studies

Part 2: Capacity Building and Stakeholder Engagement in HRIA

Part 3: Integrating Human Rights into Social and Environmental Impact Assessment

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