Conferences & events schedule

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2 April 2014

[PDF] Large-scale investments in farmland: Legal implications of a global phenomenon [Paris, 2 Apr]

Author: Sciences Po

[T]he 'Investments and Land' Group of the Human Rights, Economic Development and Globalization of the Sciences Po Law School Clinic has being actively investigating the duality of the legal implications of large-scale investments in farmland. This...

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2 April 2014
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Author: Sciences Po

[Le] groupe «Investissements et Terres» de la Clinique de l’Ecole de Droit de Sciences Po travaille depuis début 2013 sur la dualité des implications juridiques des investissements fonciers agricoles à grande échelle. Cette conférence représente une...

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27 March 2014

GLOTHRO Final Conference:Beyond State Obligations in International Human Rights Law -Towards Common Principles on the Obligations of Multiple Global Actors [Åbo/Turku, Finland, 27-29 Mar; abstracts due 22 Jul]

Author: Åbo Akademi University (Finland)

Human rights violations occur daily, all over the world. While the violations involve various actors, conventional international human rights law limits responsibility principally to the domestic state. But what happens when the actions or inactions of...

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22 March 2014

Communities front and center: Exploring peaceful and effective remedies for human rights abuses by business

Author: Altsean-Burma, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & Community Resource Center-Thailand

Altsean-Burma, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Community Resource Center-Thailand invite you to a community focused and solutions oriented discussion on business and human rights in Southeast Asia to be held in line with the 2014 ASEAN...

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19 March 2014

Course E156: Corporate Social Responsibility (19 Mar - 29 Apr)

Author: HREA & University of Peace

This certificate course jointly organised by HREA and the Human Rights Centre of the UN-mandated University for Peace engages participants in the contemporary debates surrounding the benefits and challenges of corporate social responsibility for...

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19 March 2014

Mapping Environmental Justice (Brussels, Belgium, 19 Mar)

Author: Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT)

[Brussels, Belgium, 19 Mar] The objective of the event is to bring attention to the increasing number of environmental conflicts in the world. More scarcity of resources, more aggressive ways of exploitation and practices like land grabbing are...

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17 March 2014

Business & Human Rights Workshops (Melbourne, Australia, Mar-Aug)

Author: UN Association of Australia (UNAA)

The UNAA Business and Human Rights Workshops build capacity to monitor and manage corporate human rights risks and impacts, providing practical guidance on how to integrate human rights considerations into everyday business practices. The workshops...

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17 March 2014

Latin America Dialogue on National Implementation of Business and Human Rights Frameworks [Bogota, Colombia, 17-18 Mar]

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17 March 2014

[PDF] Latin America Dialogue on National Implementation of Business and Human Rights Frameworks [Bogota, Colombia, 17-18 Mar]

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) & Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)

[Includes objectives of the dialogue, participant list, and agenda.] Objectives of the Dialogue: 1. Examine business and human rights (BHR) frameworks at the international, regional, and national levels; 2. Provide a platform for stakeholders in the...

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