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Future Challenges and Opportunities for Global Business and Human Rights

Tokyo

 

Date and Time

Monday August 1, 2016
3:00 pm-5:00 pm JST


Location

Tokyo


Topics

#Human Rights


BSR will host this event to discuss the future challenges and opportunities for global business and human rights.

Margaret Jungk, BSR's Managing Director of Human Rights, will share developments in the field and what she learned through her former role as the UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and Business, as well as through her engagements with UN General Assembly and Human Rights Council.

Our guest speaker, Professor Anita Ramasastry, will also discuss what she has learned as a member of the UN Business and Human Rights Working Group.

Speakers

  • Anita Ramasastry, UN Business and Human Rights Working Group Member; Human Rights Law Professor, University of Washington
  • Margaret Jungk, Managing Director, Human Rights, BSR

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