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Despite many efforts being put in the recent years into the reform of the public procurement legislation both at the European and national level in Poland, the increase in the use of sustainable public procurement is disproportionally low.
This profile on Poland includes information on: collective and individual employment relations, health and well-being, pay, working time, skills and training, and equality and non-discrimination at work.
This study examines State obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
There are places in Europe today where environmental human rights defenders are beaten, threatened, verbally abused, intimidated, or otherwise prevented from carrying out their legitimate activities in a safe and free manner.
Human trafficking for labour exploitation has become increasingly prevalent in the Baltic Sea Region. In fact, in some member states like Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, labor exploitation is equally common or even more common than sexual exploitation.
The objective of this analysis is to present areas within which severe risks of human rights abuses exist in Poland in connection with the activities of business enterprises in order to determine the barriers of effective remedies within the meaning of the third pillar of the “United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights”, and to propose recommendations aimed at resolving identified legal problems.
The OECD Guidelines are currently available in Czech, English, Polish, Russian, Slovak, and Slovenian.
Analysis of Poland’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, courtesy of the Danish Institute for Human Rights.