The Connections Between Anti-Corruption and Business and Human Rights
20 July 2020 Live broadcast
The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights will be presenting its next thematic report (see the advanced version here) to the UN Human Rights Council on the connections between the anti-corruption and business and human rights agendas.
Following the presentation of the report to the Human Rights Council, the Working Group is convening a virtual/online discussion to explore how the recommendations in its report can be implemented.
Monday 20th July 2020 | 10am ET | 4pm CET | 9pm BKK
See the full concept note containing the Zoom link for joining the discussion.
- Delia Ferreira Rubio, Chair, Transparency International
- Klaus Moosmayer, Member of the Executive Committee Novartis, Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer, Novartis International AG
- John Morrison, CEO, Institute for Human Rights and Business
- Prof. Anita Ramasastry, Chair, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
See the full concept note for more details:
- How are States ensuring that those benefitting from COVID-related assistance respect human rights and commit to transparency and accountability?
- What sort of policy reforms have States undertaken and how have such reforms addressed corruption?
- What other steps can States take to promote policy coherence in this field?
- How can business enterprises better engage in more holistic “Responsible Business Conduct” processes?
- What more can be done to address issues of access to remedy for victims of corruption when groups or citizens are adversely impacted by corporate bribery?
- What role is there for the Human Rights Council?