Events in 2013

Second Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, organised by UN Working Group & OHCHR- Geneva, 2-4 Dec
For information about the first forum, see here.

"Emerging Best Practices – Be Inspired at the Business and Human Rights Workshop in Poland", Instytut Allerhanda & GLOBAL CSR - Warsaw, 27 Nov

"The Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Spain", Univ. of Seville, Seville, 4-6 Nov (deadline for call for abstracts: 31 Jul)

"Business & human rights coaching course for companies", German Global Compact Network & twentyfifty - Berlin, 29-30 Oct (registration until 8 Oct)

[Français] "Webinaire en Français sur Les principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l’homme" - Pacte Mondial de l'ONU, 16 octobre 2013

"Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back", West Virginia University College of Law" - Morgantown, WV, USA, 23-24 Sep
Brief summary & agenda available here

"How Companies Can Implement the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights: Two-day training event demonstrates how companies can transform principles to practice", Social Accountability Intl. - Utrecht, Netherlands, 23-24 Sep

"Business & Human Rights: Understanding the risks and solving the dilemmas for your industry", Business for Social Responsibility & Guardian Sustainable Business - New York, 17 Sep

"The State Duty to Protect from Business-Related Human Rights Violations: Tracking the Emergence, Diffusion and Impact of an International Norm", European Intl. Studies Association Young Researchers’ Workshop - Warsaw, Poland, 17 Sep (deadline for call for papers: 15 Mar)

"Business & human rights coaching course for companies", Ukrainian Global Compact Network & twentyfifty - Kiev, 12-13 Sep

Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean, co-hosted by UN Working Group on business & human rights, UNDP, Govt. of Colombia - Medellín, Colombia, 28-30 Aug

- Draft agenda
- UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights press release
- NGO declaration re forthcoming UN Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America & Caribbean

"Cividep workshop on UNGPs and CSO guide how to use the UNGPs in Company Research and Advocacy", Cividep - New Delhi, India, 13 Aug

"Business and Human Rights Training: The UN Guiding Principles", UK Network of the UN Global Compact & twentyfifty - London, 4-5 Jul

"Business and Human Rights: Obligations, Challenges and Implementation", Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences & Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo - Hanoi, Vietnam, 27-28 Jun

"Managing human rights risk in the garment sector supply chain – what lessons learned from the perspective of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights?", UN Working Group on business & human rights - Geneva, 20 Jun

"Business as usual? The commercial impact of Human Rights Law", Allen & Overy - London, 10 Jun
- summary report available here

"Business and human rights workshop held in Cambodia", EarthRights Intl. - Phnom Penh, 26 Jun 2013

UN Human Rights Council holds panel on UN role in advancing business & human rights agenda by embedding Guiding Principles in UN's post-2015 framework, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Geneva, 30 May

"UNGC Network UK Second Quarterly Meeting: A Guide to the Guiding Principles", UK Network of the UN Global Compact - London, 22 May

"Introduction course: Business and Human Rights", Enact - Stockholm, Sweden, 8 May

"A4ID Future Lawyers' Training Programme 2013 - Introduction to law and international development", A4ID - London, sessions in Mar & Apr

"Business and Human Rights Workshop - Putting the Ruggie-Framework and the Guiding Principles into Practice", CSR Europe - Berlin, 15 Apr

"Workshop series on implementing UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights", United Nations Association of Australia Victorian Division - Melbourne, Australia
Workshop dates: 26 Mar; 9 Apr; 14 May; 4 Jun; 2 Jul; 6 Aug

"Domestic implementation of the UN Guiding Principles for business and human rights", Faculty of Law, University of Oslo - Oslo, 21 Mar

"Event on application of UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights to law firms" - A4ID, London, 20 Mar

"John Ruggie, drafter of UN Guiding Principles, to deliver Sackler Address on business & human rights" - Univ. of Connecticut, USA, 28 Feb

"Implementing UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights. Opportunities, Challenges and National Action Plan", Institut Allerhanda - Warsaw, 25 Jan