Private actors network news: Challenges and dilemmas of doing business in fragile states

On 18 November 2011 the HiiL Expert Meeting on Future of Business in Fragile States was held at VNO-NCW in The Hague. 

A small group of experts from both the corporate world and government, representatives of international initiatives and academics came together in order to discuss challenges and dilemmas of doing business in fragile states.

The central point of the discussion pertained to operations and due diligence practices within international networks of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and suppliers operating in fragile states in Africa and the Middle East and in the extractive, electronic and technical equipment sector.