Business’ human rights responsibilities in conflict zones: Standards, tools and perspectives
31 May 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva
Hosted by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre with the support of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
This panel was a side event during the 14th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The event brought together a broad range of panelists to discuss human rights challenges, and peace-building opportunities, that face business in conflict and post-conflict zones.
Moderator: Chris Marsden, Chair of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre; Chair of Institute for Human Rights and Business
Gérald Pachoud, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on Business and Human Rights
Professor Anita Ramasastry, Professor at University of Washington School of Law
Stories and Komponenten mit diesem Schwerpunkt
Autor/in: Annie Kelly, Guardian
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- Betreffende Unternehmen: BP
Autor/in: Oliver Balch, The Guardian (UK)
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