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Zimbabwe: Overseas Investment

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 7149, tabled on 14 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, for what reasons Zimbabwe: Commercial Opportunities, published by the British Embassy in in Harari, in June 2015, did not refer to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Answered on

21 July 2015

The focus of the Commercial Opportunities paper was to provide UK companies with information about potential areas for commercial activity and where the British Embassy can assist. The Embassy routinely briefs UK firms on doing business in Zimbabwe, promoting ethical and corporate best practice as well as compliance with relevant legislation.

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