|CHAPTER THREE: POLICY ACTIONS
3.3. Pillar 3: Access to Remedy
Policy Actions [Pages 19-20]
A) State-based judicial and non-judicial remedies
The Government will:
iii. Provide training and support to the judicial, administrative and oversight organs on business obligations in respect of human rights. Priority will be given to the following institutions:
- Constitutional bodies including the KNCHR
CHAPTER FOUR: IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING [page 22]
To ensure that the measures proposed in this NAP are implemented, there shall be a NAP Steering Committee overseen by the Department of Justice and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. The Implementing Committee will consist of representatives from the following institutions:
6. Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
ANNEX 1: SUMMARY OF POLICY ACTIONS
|Strategic Objective 1: Enhance existing policy, legal, regulatory and administrative framework for ensuring respect of human rights by business through legal review and development of specific guidance for business
|Ensure continuous training for government agencies’ workers involved in the promotion and regulation of businesses on the State’s human rights obligations and the nexus to their various mandates and functions
|KSG, OAG&DOJ, KNCHR, KEPSA, KAM
|Strengthen leverage in using public procurement to promote human rights
|PPOA, KNCHR, OAG&DOJ
|Strategic objective 2: Enhance understanding of the obligation of business to respect human rights
|Develop and disseminate guidance for businesses on their duty to respect human rights and the operationalisation of this duty in the Kenyan context, including the implications of their operations.
|OAG&DOJ, KNCHR, KAM, KEPSA, Global Compact
|Enforce compliance with human rights standards by State owned enterprises and other businesses that receive export credit and state support, including by providing access to a remedy for human rights violations.
|State Corporations Advisory Committee, KNCHR
|Strategic Objective 3: Enhance access to justice for victims of business-related human rights abuses
|Provide training and support to the judicial, administrative and oversight organs on business obligations in respect of human rights.
|Judiciary, JTI, KNCHR
|Improving access to information on available judicial and non-judicial mechanisms involved in the resolution of business-related abuses as a measure to promote access to justice.
|Judiciary, CAJ, KNCHR, KAM, KEPSA, Kenya Chamber of Commerce
|Assist community based organisations working on human rights issues to build their technical capacity to effectively monitor human rights impacts by business.