LMN member group Forest Peoples’ Programme has made a submission to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into business and human rights. FPP’s submission deals with Indigenous Peoples and the right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent. See http://www.forestpeoples.org/documents/law_hr/uk_govt_fpic_submission_may09_eng.pdf.
The Working Group on Mining in the Philippines, which includes, among others, LMN member groups PIPLinks and the Society of St Columban, has also made a submission to the JCHR inquiry, dealing with the impact of UK-based mining companies in the Philippines and particularly their impact on the right to food. See http://www.piplinks.org/impact-uk-based-mining-companies-philippines%2C-particularly-focusing-right-food.