Canadian Economic Diplomacy: Policy Gaps, Human Rights Impacts & Recommendations
Submission to the United Nations Working Group on Business & Human Rights on behalf of the Justice & Corporate Accountability Project, Forthcoming
5 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Date Written: February 2018
This submission summarizes the findings to date from a body of empirical research that has endeavored to identify the human rights impacts of Canada's economic diplomacy policy. With this context, it reviews Canada's existing policy framework as it applies to economic diplomacy in order to identify the gaps in existing policy from an international human rights law perspective. This research and analysis forms the basis for two recommendations.
Keywords: Canada, foreign policy, economic diplomacy, human rights, Latin America, corporate social responsibility
JEL Classification: K2, K23, K33
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