22nd June 2017
Time: 17:30-19:00 (Registration open from 17:00)
Followed by a drinks reception
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
Access to effective remedies is a key component of the UN Guiding Principles of Business and the Human Rights (UNGPs). Despite an impressive uptake of the UNGPs by almost all stakeholders, the victims of business-related human rights abuses continue to struggle in holding corporate actors accountable. Why is this so? This seminar will explore this question in relation to National Action Plans (NAPs) released so far by states. Surya Deva will propose certain key elements that should guide future NAPs as well as the revision of existing NAPs in improving access to effective remedy in business-related human rights abuses.
- Robert McCorquodale, Director of BIICL
- Surya Deva, City University of Hong Kong and Member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
This event is convened by Lise Smit, Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights, as part of the Economic and Social Research Council Business and Human Rights Seminar Series.
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This event offers the equivalent of 1.5 CPD hours.
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- Individual - £70
- Full-time Academic - £45
- Full-time Student - £25
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