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Self-employed individual vs. NGO in Denmark

Case overview

Date filed 1 April 2013
Current status Rejected
Issue Personal defamation in Denmark
Summary of the case In April 2013 the Danish NCP received a request for review from a self-employed individual alleging that an NGO had breached the human rights provisions of the Guidelines by posting false, defamatory information about the individual on their website.
Developments/Outcome The NCP investigated the allegedly defamatory content and found that the nature of the statements on the NGO's website did not breach the Guidelines. On 23 April 2013 the NCP concluded that the specific instance did not merit further consideration.
Relevant OECD Guidelines
Case keywords Human rights

NCP Information

NCP name National Contact Point Denmark
NCP address Langelinie Allé 17 DK-2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
NCP website
Other NCPs involved

Complainant

NGO

Company Information

Company responsible NGO in Denmark
Company address
Company website
Company in violation
Country of operations Denmark
Other companies involved

Timeline of developments

Date Actor Action Description Document
23 April 2013 National Contact Point Denmark reject The NCP concludes the case did not merit further consideration.  

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