[PDF] 2011 Seminar Series - July 27: Business & Human Rights: Emerging Issue on the Development Horizon

Author: USAID, Published on: 1 January 2011

Recent UN endorsement of the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights: Protect, Respect, and Remedy Framework provides an excellent occasion for colloquy and conversation surrounding opportunities, challenges, and emerging issues on the Business and Human Rights landscape. Special attention will be given to ways to monitor relationships, fiscal responsibility, character, and integrity related to Business and Human Rights. [Speakers include:] Chris Avery, Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President, Sustainability Research & Policy, Calvert Investments...David Yang, Director, Office of Democracy & Governance, USAID...Melike Yetken, Division Chief, Business & Human Rights, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor, U.S. Department of State...Moderator: Vivienne J. Wildes, PhD, Ben Franklin Fellow, Office of Development Partners, USAID, Professor, Pennsylvania State University

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