From 2017-2019 the Danish Institute for Human Rights led a project on public procurement and human rights with local municipalities in Denmark. This project, funded by the Danish OECD National Contact Point, produced a guidance document (in Danish) for use by local municipalities.

Implemented in

  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Denmark


Sector of activity
Public Procurement

Type of initiative
Policy Frameworks & Tools, Research, Analysis, Assessment

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- To work together with the municipalities to introduce human rights protections in several procurement processes.
- To take lessons learnt from this process and include them in a guidance document which provides advice and guidance to public procurers and contract managers.


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Output level

Knowledge resource and technical tool

  • A toolkit to explain how to include the social element of SPP within procurement activities for local municipalities in Denmark

Impact and Results

Guidance has been made public and has been shared with public institutions and municipalities.