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Business and Human Rights is always a controversial area, but COVID-19 and China’s Belt and Road Initiative are among the most acute challenges.
It’s clear that full implementation of the UNGPs in Southeast Asia isn’t currently politically feasible.
Business-related human rights violations continue unabated in Indonesia without implementation of the UNGPs
Business investment in Indonesia has grown dramatically in recent years, and business-related human rights violations have continued unabated.