Conferences & events schedule

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17 March 2014

[PDF] Side Event - Procedural Rights and the Environment: Preventing conflict around water, land and food [Geneva, Switzerland, 17 Mar]

Author: Quaker United Nations Office

[Geneva, Switzerland, 17 Mar] Procedural rights help underpin inclusive and participatory decision making that is crucial to prevent destructive conflict - and even violence - around natural resources. This side event seeks to underline the importance...

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14 March 2014

Business and Human Rights (4 days) [Bangkok, 14-17 Mar 2014]

Author: CSR Asia

A number of intergovernmental instruments and codes stress the need for the private sector to engage with human rights within their own operations and their sphere of influence. This module concentrates on a range of human rights issues, complicity...

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13 March 2014

Access to Justice and Extractive Industries (UK)

Author: London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) with EJOLT & Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

A panel of international legal and industry experts discuss the fraught world of environmental justice, human rights, minerals and mining...EJOLT project (Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities and Trade) will also launch its global map of...

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13 March 2014

[PDF] Diálogo Latinoamericano sobre la implementación nacional de los marcos de Empresa y Derechos Humanos [Bogotá, 17-18 de marzo]

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

[Incluye información sobre los objectivos del diálogo, participantes, y la agenda.] Objetivos del Diálogo: 1. Examinar marcos de Empresa y Derechos Humanos (EDH) a nivel internacional, regional y nacional; 2. Proporcionar una plataforma para los...

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11 March 2014

The Permanent Mission of Ecuador in Geneva is organizing a workshop on Business and Human Rights on 11 and 12 of March

Author: FIAN International

The Permanent Mission of Ecuador in Geneva is organizing a workshop on Business and Human Rights on 11 and 12 of March, following the Initiative of a binding instrument, introduced through a statement to the HRC read By Ecuador during the last session...

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11 March 2014

[PDF] Save the date (Geneva, Switzerland, 11-12 March)

Author: Misión Permanente del Ecuador ante la ONU y otros Organismos Internacionales

The Mission of Ecuador will like to extend an invitation to participate in the Workshop entitle “Human Rights and Transnational Corporation: Paving the way for a legally binding instrument” that will take place on March 11-12, 2014 at the Palais des...

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7 March 2014

Open Lecture with Aryeh Neier: Surveillance, secrecy, and disclosure: The case of Edward Snowden [Berlin, 7 Mar]

Author: European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)

In his lecture Aryeh Neier [President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations and a Visiting Professor at the School of Public Policy at CEU] will give an overview of the history of surveillance in the United States and discuss challenges posed to the...

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6 March 2014

Due diligence: Respecting human rights and the environment in international business (Netherlands)

Author: Social-and Economic Council (Netherlands)

The programme includes two rounds of parallel workshops...: ‘The challenges of embedding a human rights policy’ - with HEINEKEN International...‘Als MKB-er aan de slag met MVO-risicomanagement’ - met H2Onsite (workshop in het Nederlands)...‘Mapping and...

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5 March 2014

Defamation Training (UK)

Author: Advocates for International Development & Bates Wells Braithwaite

Advocates for International Development, together with Bates Wells Braithwaite, are pleased to offer free training for international development NGOs and social enterprises on UK defamation law. This training will provide general coverage of UK...

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5 March 2014

Gender Equality and the Global Jobs Challenge 6th Annual Women's Empowerment Principles Event (5-6 Mar, New York, USA)

Author: Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP)

[T]he 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) event, Gender Equality and the Global Jobs Challenge, will spotlight business strategies, experience and challenges on increasing and enhancing job opportunities for women and expanding access to...

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