This report presents a summary of the outcomes of the conference titled “Multi Stakeholder Conference on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania” which was held in Dodoma, Tanzania on the 21st of March 2019, at Royal Village Hotel. The conference was part of the project “Improving, monitoring, research and dialogue on business and human rights in Tanzania”, which aims at building local and national capacities for improved reporting, fact finding, monitoring and follow-up of corporate activities in Tanzania.
The purpose of the conference was to raise awareness, build trust and strengthen the national multi-stakeholder network for advancing the agenda on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania. Representatives from Tanzania’s government agencies, civil society and business community took part in the one-day meeting.
The day’s programme included an overview of key concepts and (inter-)national frameworks on business and human rights, the presentation of five case studies on pertinent business and human rights issues in Tanzania, published as “Voices from Tanzania” (volume 1), and group discussions on the current state of protection of human rights in relation to business activities in Tanzania.
Read all about the event’s presentations, discussions, conclusions and recommendations on the way forward for ‘Business and Human Rights in Tanzania’ in the conference report:
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This publication is part of the ‘Improving monitoring, research and dialogue on Business & Human Rights in Tanzania’ project implemented by CHRAGG, BHRT and IPIS, with the financial support of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights.