Germany – Tourism
1. Key areas for action
CHALLENGES IN CORPORATE PRACTICE
2.1 Ensuring the protection of human rights in supply and value chains
The current situation [Page 20-21]
With support from the Federal Government funded German Global Compact Network, the “Round Table on Human Rights in Tourism” was launched in 2012. Its aim is to specify the precise requirements of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights for the tourism industry and to develop, in a multi-stakeholder format, solutions to human rights challenges that are specific to tourism.
→ The “Round Table on Human Rights in Tourism”, a model initiative for the development of a specific sectoral understanding of due diligence with regard to human rights, will receive increased financial support from the Federal Government.