ELI-FRA Business and Human Rights Project Team Meeting


On 11 February 2019, the ELI-FRA Business and Human Rights Project Team convened for a meeting at the premises of the ELI Secretariat in Vienna.

The two Reporters, Diana Wallis and Jonas Grimheden gave a brief overview and update on the status of the project and outlined the preliminary findings of the first mapping analysis on ‘Access to Remedies in the Area of Business and Human Rights in the EU Member States’, conducted by the FRA in 28 (+2) Members States. Moreover, those present shared information regarding the recent policy developments on EU and global levels, which are of relevance to the project.  


The team also discussed the next steps to be taken in the coming months leading to the approval of the final product by early 2020. Members already agreed on a next meeting, which will be held on the 3rd of June 2019 in Vienna.