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Events by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Univ. of Notre Dame, British Institute of Intl. and Comparative Law & Univ. of Essex

"Elements of a Diplomatically Viable Treaty on Business and Human Rights", London, 16 May 2017

Summary report of the expert roundtable on elements of a possible binding international instrument on business and human rights, 16 May 2017

"Does the World Need a Treaty on Business and Human Rights?", London on 14 May 2014

Below please find a full video of the event, a written summary, and presentations by the panelists.

Summary: "Does the World Need a Treaty on Business and Human Rights - Weighing the Pros and Cons", Notes of the Workshop and Public Debate by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 21 May 2014

Does the world need a business and human rights treaty?
Nadia Bernaz (Middlesex Univ.) on Rights as Usual, 28 May 2014

Illuminating Debate on a Potential Treaty Addressing Business and Human Rights
Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights, 22 May 2014

[PDF] For a Treaty on Business & Human Rights
Prof. Chip Pitts (Stanford Law School) presentation at Univ. of Notre Dame & Business & Human Rights Resource Centre event, 14 May 2014

[PDF] "Does the world need a treaty on business and human rights?"
Chris Esdaile (Leigh Day) presentation at Univ. of Notre Dame & Business & Human Rights Resource Centre event, 14 May 2014

Notre Dame London Law Hosts Debate on Proposed Treaty on Business and Human Rights
Univ. of Notre Dame, 16 May 2014
[PDF] Roundtable participants
[PDF] Programme & speakers' bios
[PDF] Remarks by Prof. Doug Cassel of Univ. of Notre Dame
[PDF] "Does the World Need a Treaty on Business and Human Rights? Weighing the Pros and Cons"
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & University of Notre Dame Law School human rights speaker series event (London, 14 May)