High level discussion on advancing human rights and business in the Human Rights Council

On 21 June 2012 the ICJ held a parallel event on advancing business and human rights in the Human Rights Council. The summary note of this event can be found here.The panel was moderated by Professor Marco Sassoli and included Professor Andrew Clapham, Dr. Michael Addo, Ms Harriet Berg and Ms Rachel Groux-Nurnberg, as speakers.

The event was convened in order to provide delegations and civil society with a forum to explore ways for further enhancing international standards within the Human Rights Council on the issue of businesses’ human rights responsibilities.

Over 50 participants, including representatives from affected communities, civil society, international organisations and members of the diplomatic community in Geneva attended.

ICJ-HRC20-Summary Note of Parallel Event on Business and HR-event-2012