Humans rights issues in Myanmar
Lead NCPNetherlands
Supporting NCP(s)None Selected
DescriptionSpecific instance notified FNV and CNV, two Dutch trade unions, regarding the activities of IHC CALAND operating in Myanmar.
Theme(s)Employment and industrial relations
Date3 Jul 2001
Host country(ies)Myanmar
SourceTrade Union
Industry sectorWholesale and retail trade

Read the joint statement by the Netherlands NCP, FNV, CNV and IHC CALAND concluding the specific instance - July 2004 

Read the follow-up statement issued by the NCP - 20 August 2010

In July 2001, the Netherlands NCP received a request for review by a trade union alleging that IHC CALAND, a multinational enterprise, had breached the employment and industrial relations provisions of the Guidelines in Myanmar. 

After several tripartite meetings, parties agreed on common activities and a joint statement was issued concluding the specific instance.