From Words to Action on Human Rights: Recommendations to Swedish Presidency

22/07/2009 – With this document, we present specific recommendations to the Swedish Presidency on a range of pressing human rights issues on which Sweden is uniquely placed to effect change. These include ensuring the adoption of the new anti-discrimination directive, taking decisive steps towards the proper implementation of the EU Guidelines on Torture, utilizing the window of opportunity to move towards standard setting in corporate accountability, and setting clear signals on human rights protection in the Stockholm Programme.