Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: RAID
1 Bladon Close
Oxford
OX2 8AD
Country: United Kingdom
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.raid-uk.org
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Areas:
  • Research
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development

  • Other:'Human rights'
Short description:
-RAID's mission is to promote a rights-based approach to development. RAID uses case studies and analytical reports to promote the human rights responsibilities of business, corporate accountability and good governance.
-RAID is a founder member of OECD WATCH, an international network of NGOs committed to human rights, socially and environmentally sustainable investment and corporate accountability. RAID is part of OECD WATCH's devolved secretariat and is a member of the Coordinating Committee. OECD WATCH was established in March 2003 and has over 50 members across the world. RAID is closely involved in the work of the OECD particularly in relation to instruments such as the OECD Anti Bribery Convention and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. RAID regularly attends meetings of OECD Committees, especially the Investment Committee.
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