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2nd Research Workshop: Business and Human Rights. From Theory to Practice [Amsterdam, 23 May]

The ESIL Interest Group on Business and Human Rights will hold its 2nd Research Workshop in Amsterdam...[on] 23 May..."Business and Human Rights: From Theory to Practice"...Panel 1: Implementation and Compliance...[Presentations include:] Nadia Bernaz, “Addressing Slave Labour in Supply Chains through Reporting“...Karin Buhmann, “...Enriching EU environmental and trade policies and law through the UN Framework and UN Guiding Principles“...Karen Weidmann, “Monitoring Business Compliance with Human Rights Standards: The Role of the National Contact Points for the OECD… “...Carmen Marquez Carrasco, Luis Rodríguez Piñero and Laura Iñígo Alvarez, “The implementation of the UN Guiding Principles in Spain”...Panel 2: Accountability and Enforcement...[Presentations include:] Angelica Bonfanti, “Extraterritorial Jurisdiction as a Remedy for Victims of Business-related Human Rights Abuses: European and US Perspectives“...Shannon Dobson, “Corporate Liability in the United States: The Kiobel Case in International Perspective”...Julieanne Hughes-Jennett, “Is litigation before national courts the best response to purported human rights violations involving multinational corporations in developing countries?”...Alessandro Costa, Antonella Sarro, Marta Bordignon, Bandini Chhichhia and Giada Lepore, “Accountability of Banks for Human Rights Violations”