fevereiro 2022

E-Course Business and Human Rights: Regional Approaches and Developments

Presentation

This short online course aims at analysing the legislative and case-law developments in the field of business and human rights at the regional and at the international levels.

This course is taught in English.


Coordination

Claire Bright and Laura Íñigo Álvarez


Target audience

The course is for practitioners, judges, prosecutors, government representatives, business representatives, NGO representatives, trade union representatives, as well as students, PhD and postdoctoral researchers interested in business and human rights.


Total number of hours

17h30


Timetable

Monday to Friday, from 18:00 to 21:30


Where

Zoom Platform (online)

More info: jurisnova@novalaw.unl.pt

Fee

Cost: 180€
NOVA School of Law Students’ fee: 120€

Programme

Monday, 7 Februay

 

Opening
18h00 – 18h15
Claire Bright, Associate Professor and Director of the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment

Business and Human Rights Developments at the International Level
18h15 – 19h45
Laura Íñigo Álvarez, Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at NOVA School of Law

BREAK
19h45 – 20h00

Business and Human Rights Developments in Northern America
20h00 – 21h30
Benedict Wray, Senior Associate at Borden Ladner Gervais



Tuesday, 8 February


Focus on Europe – Legislative Developments at the Domestic and European Level

18h00 – 18h45
Claire Bright, Associate Professor and Director of the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment

BREAK
19h45 – 20h00

Focus on Europe – Case-law Developments at the Comparative Level
20h00 – 21h30
Lise Smit, Senior Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and European Law



Wednesday, 9 February


Focus on Latin America

18h00 – 19h45
Danielle Pamplona, Professor at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná

BREAK
19h45 – 20h00

Due diligence and indigenous peoples’ rights in Latin America
20h00 – 21h30
Salvador Herencia-Carrasco, Director of the Human Rights Clinic the University of Ottawa



Thursday, 10 February

 

Focus on Asia
12h30 – 14h00
Livio Sarandrea, UNDP Business and Human Rights Global Lead, Team Leader of B + HR Asia

Focus on the Pacific
20h00 – 21h30
Justine Nolan, Professor Faculty of Law and Justine at UNSW Sydney and Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute



Friday, 11 Februay


Business, Human Rights and the Right to Development in Africa

18h00 – 19h45
Tamo Atabongawung, Visiting Lecturer, University of St. Gallen

BREAK
19h45 – 20h00

BHR Developments in the MENA Region
20h00 – 21h15
Noor Hamadeh, Advocacy Counsel at International Corporate Accountability Roundtable

Closing
21h15 – 21h30
Claire Bright, Assistant Professor and Director of the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment

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