Pakistan – Trade

CHAPTER 3: National Action Plan Priority Areas and Proposed Actions

3.2 NAP Priority Areas

3.2.3 | Human Rights Due Diligence (page 25)

‘Pakistan benefits from trade schemes such as GSP+, and the continuous and improved protection of human rights in business activity will only serve to further strengthen Pakistan’s international trading relationships.’

Proposed Actions

  • Federal (page 26)

‘34. Conduct a study on the potential impact of the future enactment of mandatory human rights due diligence legislation by major trading partners, such as the European Union, on Pakistan’s competitiveness in export markets, inflows of foreign direct investment, Pakistan’s role in global supply chains, and schemes such as GSP+.

Performance indicator(s): (i) Assessment report

UN Guiding Principle(s): 1, 2, 3, 8, 9

Relevant SDG(s): Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth; Goal 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production; Goal 17 – Partnerships for the Goals’

This information is also covered under Annex 1: Implementation Plan, Proposed Action 34 designating the Ministry of Commerce as Leading Entity (page 56).