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About Salil Tripathi

Salil Tripathi is Director of Emerging Issues at the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB). His long experience in advancing the business and human rights agenda includes being a researcher at Amnesty International (1999-2005) and a senior policy adviser at International Alert (2006-2008).

Articles by Salil Tripathi

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The world is watching—corporate action on Trump travel ban

Many corporations have already taken a stand against Trump’s travel ban, and corporate leaders advising Trump must defend human rights. A contribution to oGR’s Trump & human rights series.

El Comisionado para los Derechos humanos necesita ponerse en el tema empresarial

Entre sus numerosas prioridades, el Alto Comisionado debe centrar su atención en el problema de garantizar que las empresas respeten los derechos humanos, en un momento en el que el consenso (tan difícil de alcanzar) sobre cómo lograrlo corre el riesgo de desintegrarse. English  

The Human Rights Commissioner needs to get down to business

Amidst many priorities, the High Commissioner must focus on the problem of ensuring companies respect human rights, at a moment when a hard fought consensus on how to do so is at risk of unravelling. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on the New High Commissioner of Human Rights.  Español

Sovereignty – at what price?

Sovereignty matters, but so does preventing mass atrocity. A doctrine like the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) permits us to override inertia and inaction to alleviate mass suffering, although in Syria we haven’t yet seen an effective plan for doing so. A response to the openGlobalRights debate on R2PA contribution to the openGlobalRights debate, R2P and the Human Rights Crisis in Syria.

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