JUNE 23, 2015 – Webinar - An Introduction to Business and Human Rights

The Human Rights Clinic of the HRREC, in partnership with the Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA), Business & Human Rights, the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) and other leading Latin American NGOs, are proud to organize the Webinar "An Introduction to Business and Human Rights".

This if the first of a series of webinars aim to discuss with Latin American organizations on their challenges regarding the enforcement of human rights standards by businesses, the implementation of sound environmental standards, as well as their efforts to bring justice to victims of unsustainable business practices, especially in the extractive sector.

For more information (Spanish only)


12:00 - 12:10Astrid Puentes, Co-Director of AIDA: Introduction, Challenges and Opportunities.
12:10 - 12:25Salvador Herencia-Carrasco, Director of the Human Rights Clinic, HRREC: Implementation of the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
12:25 - 12:40Gonzalo Berrón, Transnational Institute: Progress at the UN on Business and Human Rights.
12:40 - 13:20Q&A

This Webinar will take place on Tuesday, March 23 at 12:00 p.m. (EST).

Please note that the presentations and discussion will be exclusively in Spanish.

Participation is free but previous registration is required through the following link

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