Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), Denmark

Realising the SDGs: The role of responsible business

Policy-makers have converged around the view that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires responsible business conduct (RBC), i.e. that businesses meet their “responsibility to respect” human rights by undertaking human rights due ... First-year report: The SDGs assume large-scale private sector support for their realisation. A $2.7 trillion SDG “funding gap” entails the need for business to contribute to fulfilling the SDGs, for instance, via partnerships with development ac ...

Implementing Human Rights in Ugandan Prisons

A key initiative to address the challenges currently facing the Ugandan Prisons Service - challenges it shares with many penal systems across post-colonial Africa - has been the development of a new prison act, passed in April 2006. The Prison Act r ... Project Completion Report: The research project examines how human rights are embraced by the powerful state institutions that they are supposed to regulate. This local appropriatioriof human rights is investigated in tlie particular context ...
2008-30-12 to 2012-30-12 Uganda Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), Denmark, Total grant: 2,724,247 DKK