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Short Course: Business and Human Rights (Online Participation)

Date: 19 September 2024

Time: 09.30 - 17.30 (UK time)

Venue: Online

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Course Details

Business and human rights is an area of international human rights law in continuous development at the international and national levels. On successful completion of BIICL's Business and Human Rights course participants will:

  • Understand the human rights and environmental impacts resulting from business activities
  • Be aware of the core concepts and principles established by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and other standards such as the newly updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
  • Understand corporate human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD) requirements and developments at the international, regional, and national levels - including new mandatory HREDD laws and proposals at the EU level
  • Understand the context of business and human rights as a field of work
  • During the course participants will consider recent examples of business and human rights issues, including case law
  • Participants will also consider the intersection on business and human rights with other developing issues such as Artificial Intelligence and climate change.

Training scholarships

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession.

In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community.

Applications for training scholarships must be received at least three weeks ahead of the course start date (29 August 2024).

Find out more about training scholarships 

Pricing and Registration

The course cost is £400 per person.

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Course Discounts

Member discount: 15% discount for individual members of BIICL
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Group discounts:

  • 15% discount for groups of 3 or more attendees from NGO organisations or staff of government
  • 15% discount for groups of 5 or more attendees from commercial organisations

To apply for any of the discounted rates, please Contact Us.

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 7 CPD hours.

A certificate of attendance will be issued to participants attending a minimum of 70% of live course session time. Certificates will be sent to course participants within one month of the last session of the course.


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