Various jurisdictions across the world have adopted National Action Plans in Business and Human Rights and have enacted legislations or are discussing legislative initiatives to regulate companies and prevent adverse human rights and environmental impacts. These developments raise important questions about the adequacy of existing norms and their ability to drive change towards responsible business practices. Whilst much of the focus so far has been on a small number of countries seen as 'big players', less attention has turned to jurisdictions in Southern Europe in which important developments are currently occurring.
The aim of this webinar series is to gather scholars, legal practitioners, companies, civil society, government representatives, policy advisers, investors, insurers, and other relevant stakeholders from Southern European jurisdictions in order to provide insights into the current regulatory landscape, and the lessons that can be learn from other jurisdictions. The webinars will be multilingual.
The last episode of this webinar series will be dedicated to the Business and Human Rights Developments in Greece. The panel will consider the legislative and case-law developments in the field in Greece, both in terms of civil and criminal corporate accountability.
Ilias Bantekas, Hamad bin Khalifa University
- Maria Alexiou, ESG Senior Advisor, Chair of the Board of Directors CSR HELLAS, Member of the Board of Directors CSR Europe
- Tatiana Leonardou, Greek National Contact Point and Head of Unit for International Trade Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Fotis Kourmousis, Special Secretary for Private Debt Management of the Ministry of Finance & Board Member of the Hellenic Development Bank
- Maria Gavouneli, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
- Athina Sachoulidou, Nova School of Law
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