High-level meeting on business and human rights standards

The ICJ, with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), will be convening a high-level lunch meeting on ‘Business and Human Rights: Enhancing Standards and Ensuring Redress’ on 4 June 2014.

The meeting will discuss the needs and options for enhancing international law and standards pertaining to the transnational operation of business enterprises, with a particular emphasis on ensuring redress for victims of human rights abuses.

The meeting will be moderated by Geneviève Paul, Head of Globalisation and Human Rights for FIDH. Speakers will be Bertrand Swiderski, Sustainability Director for the Carrefour Group; Regine Barth, Head of Environmental Law & Governance Division at the Oko-Institut; Debbie Stothard, FIDH Secretary-General and Coordinator of the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma; and Carlos Lopez, Senior Legal Adviser at the International Commission of Jurists.

FIDH-ICJ-BHRStandardsAndRedress-Event-2014 (download flyer in PDF)