Better World

What SNAP aims to achieve…

Scotland gives effect to its international obligations at home and internationally:

  • •Implementing international human rights obligations and exploring the benefits of the further incorporation of human rights treaties into domestic law
  • •Respecting, protecting and fulfilling human rights in our international action, including better cross-government coordination of implementation of human rights treaties, championing climate justice and implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights
  • •Engaging constructively with the international human rights system

Action Group

The Better World Action Group is made up of 10 member organisations who all discuss and contribute to the development of SNAP in this action area. The members are as follows:

Activities

Work so far has seen Glasgow 2014 become the first Commonwealth Games to produce its own human rights policy and the Scottish Government commit to further improvements to human rights for disabled people.

The Action Group is also working on issues relating to business and human rights.