Business and Human Rights Framework: The Australian Response [Melbourne, 28 Nov]

Author: Corporate Accountability Research, Published on: 1 November 2011

The workshop aims to perform a stocktake of activities in relation to business and human rights in Australia. It will utilise the work of the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, Prof. John Ruggie, as a framework for this discussion...This will be an invaluable opportunity for relevant stakeholders...to come together to assess progress made to date, and identify opportunities to further promote action...Speakers include: Vanessa Zimmerman, Former Legal Adviser to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Business and Human Rights; John Kitchen, Department of Treasury; Peter Colley, CFMEU Mining [28th Nov, 1pm to 5.30 pm, University of Melbourne Law School]

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