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Following are links to a number of key documents related to the Guidelines, the US NCP and related matters.

OECD Guidelines and Related Materials

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (English)
OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (French)
OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (Spanish)
2012 Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

2011 Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-affected and High-risk Areas
OECD Risk Awareness Tool for Multinational Enterprises in Weak Governance Zones
OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions

United States NCP and Related Materials

U.S. NCP Fact Sheet
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Corporate Social Responsibility Team Fact Sheet
U.S. NCP Procedures for Specific Instances Under the OECD MNE Guidelines (English)
U.S. NCP Procedures for Specific Instances Under the OECD MNE Guidelines (French)
U.S. NCP Procedures for Specific Instances Under the OECD MNE Guidelines (Spanish) 

Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Ruggie Guiding Principles)

Determining which human rights treaties are relevant to particular operations depends on several factors, including the country in which the operations are taking place. The texts, ratification status and relevant reservations, understandings and declarations regarding multilateral human rights treaties in the UN system are available here.

Labor Rights

1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Determining which ILO conventions are relevant to particular operations depends on several factors, including the country in which the operations are taking place. The texts and ratification status of ILO conventions are available here.


Partner Links
Following are links to a number of key partner organizations involved with the Guidelines, the U.S. NCP and related matters.

OECD
BIAC
USCIB (U.S. BIAC Affiliate)
TUAC
AFL-CIO (U.S. TUAC Affiliate)
OECD Watch


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