Providing capacity building and advisory services on developing National Baseline Assessments and National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights.
Providing capacity building and advisory services on responsible business conduct and conducting human rights assessments on behalf of Western Balkans businesses.
Working with civil society to better understand business and human rights through the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Establishing Partnerships throughout the Western Balkans
GJA has partnered with a range of companies and civil society organisations in Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina to promote better business practices in Western Balkans states. GJA's principal partner is Ana Dangova Hug from the law firm INTER PARTES Skopje. Ms Dangova Hug has worked on business and human rights issues for many years, recently receiving KONEKT's Award for Commitment to Promoting Human Rights in Business. We also partner with Albanian Helsinki Committee (Albania); Syri i Vizionit (Kosovo); Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (Montenegro). It has also received letters of support from the relevant government focal points of the Western Balkans States.
Developing National Baseline Assessments and National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights
GJA is actively working with its national and regional partners to establish relationships with national human rights institutions in the six Western Balkans countries in an effort to draft National Baseline Assessments on Business and Human Rights and National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights in an effort to ensure that a State's practices are in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Working with Business Enterprises throughout the Western Balkans on Responsible Business Conduct
GJA offers advisory services to assist Western Balkans countries on: (i) adopting a corporate human rights policy; (ii) conducting human rights due diligence in its business operations and supply chains and implementing such findings into its processes, policies and reporting; and (iii) crafting internal, operational-level grievance mechanisms.