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Human rights issues in the Palestinian Authority
Lead NCPIreland
Supporting NCP(s)None Selected
DescriptionSpecific instance notified by an NGO regarding the activities of a multinational enterprise in the Palestinian Authority
Theme(s)Human rights
Date2 May 2011
Host country(ies)Palestinian Administered Areas
SourceNGO
Industry sectorConstruction
StatusIn progress
Summary

In May 2011 the Irish NCP received a request for review from an NGO alleging that a multinational enterprise had breached the human rights provisions of the Guidelines in the Palestinian Authority through its shareholding in an Israeli company which supplied products for use in the Palestinian Authority.

Following the introduction of national procedures to give effect to the Guidelines, the Irish NCP is undertaking an initial assessment of the specific instance.