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Conferences & events schedule

A listing of upcoming conferences & events related to business & human rights.

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27 January 2015

Think tank to host roundtable on So. Africa's capacity for environmental oversight of extractive industries

Author: South African Institute of International Affairs

'From Acid Mine Drainage to Fracking? South Africa’s capacity for environmental oversight of extractive industries', 26 Jan 2015: On 9 February 2015 [from 09h00-11h00], SAIIA [South African Institute of International Affairs]...will host a Mining...

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4 November 2014
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Author: HOMA (Centro de Direitos Humanos e Empresas) e Prog. Pós Graduação Stricto Sensu em Direito e Inovação - Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora

"Edital 2015, II Seminário Internacional de Direitos humanos e Empresas, 13 a 17 de abril de 2015", Outubro de 2014...

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28 October 2014

India: Workshop on Grievance Mechanisms to address Business Impacts on Human Rights in India

Cividep India, a Bangalore-based NGO, is organizing a national workshop on business and human rights grievance mechanisms will be held in New Delhi, India, from October 30 - November 1, 2014, to discuss grievance mechanisms available to communities to...

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27 June 2014

Human Rights as our responsibility (Italy)

Author: EIUC Centro Interuniversitario Europeo per i Diritti Umani e la Democratizzazione

Those active in human rights circles...have in the last decade tried to comprehend the implications for human rights of the increased globalisation of economic exchanges. The benefits that globalisation has delivered and the potential it carries for...

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25 June 2014

Novartis convenes 13th annual malaria expert panel with a focus on access to quality antimalarials across Africa [25 June, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania]

Author: African Press Organization

There is a need for quality-assured antimalarial treatments in both the private and public sectors…Half of patients in Africa buy antimalarials from the private sector…where wide availability of sub-standard treatment is putting patients’ lives at...

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24 June 2014

UK Launch of the Business 4 Peace Platform [London, UK, 24 June]

Author: United Nations Global Compact

Companies with activities that extend into conflict-affected and high-risk areas face extraordinary challenges...The Global Compact’s Business for Peace Platform (B4P) was launched last year to assist companies in implementing responsible business...

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23 June 2014

Responsible Extractives Summit 2014 (UK)

Author: Ethical Corporation

The Responsible Extractives Summit is now established as the meeting place for oil, gas and mining sustainability professionals looking to learn the latest in corporate responsibility and sustainable business. The event brings together over 150 senior...

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20 June 2014

webinar: Mapping the global issues affecting adolescent girls [20 June]

Author: Maplecroft

Adolescent girls are key to breaking the cycle of poverty. If a young girl stays in school, stays healthy and develops skills, she is likely to marry later, have fewer and healthier children, and earn an income that she’ll invest back into her family....

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17 June 2014

Business, violence and conflict: What role for multi-stakeholder initiatives? [London, 17 June]

Author: International Committee of the Red Cross

Ensuring the presence of business in conflict zones does not lead to further violence is a complicated challenge that no individual business, or State, can achieve alone. A growing number of multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSIs) involving private...

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16 June 2014

Lecture on “Corporate Crimes and the ICC” at Summer School in Galway 16-20 June 2014 [Ireland]

Author: Nadia Bernaz (Middlesex University), Rights as Usual

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the National University of Ireland (Galway) will take place on 16-20 June 2014...Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and...

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