Summary of the project:
This project aims at analysing the legal frameworks applicable to companies operating in conflict scenarios, including hard and soft law instruments, as well as highlight examples of good practices and recommendations on how to better implement human rights due diligence by businesses in conflict and post-conflict situations.
Principal Investigator: Laura Iñigo Álvarez
Duration: 2 years (2022-2023)
Funding Institution: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) – Ministry for Science, Technology and Higher Education (Portugal). FCT Reference: UIDP/00714/2020
- Practical brief on Companies operating in conflict-affected areas: https://novabhre.novalaw.unl.pt/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Practical-Brief-NOVA-companies-in-conflict-areas.pdf
- Webinar on Business and Human Rights in Times of War: The provision of essential goods and services: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6o_nTgJfjM&t=14s