Covid-19: Impact on the Business and Human Rights Agenda

On 29 April 2020 at 14:00 (Central European Time) IOE will host a digital conference with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.

Recording link

Mthunzi Mdwaba, Chair of IOE Policy Working Group on Human Rights and Responsible Business Conduct will open the session. Additional participants include Linda Kromjong, Global Labor & Human Rights Director, Samsung Electronics; John Morrison, Executive Director, IHRB; David Vermijs, Senior Adviser, Shift.

AGENDA 

  • 14:00 – 14:10    Welcome and setting the context by Mthunzi Mdwaba, Chair IOE PWG on Human Rights and Responsible Business Conduct
  • 14:10 – 14:20    Keynote intervention “Covid-19 and its impact for the Business and Human Rights agenda” by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • 14:20 – 14:30    Question & Answer session
  • 14:30 – 14:50    Panel
    • Linda Kromjong, Global Labor & Human Rights Director, Samsung Electronics
    • John Morrison, Executive Director, IHRB
    • David Vermijs, Senior Adviser, Shift
  • 14:50 – 15:00    Conclusions by Mthunzi Mdwaba

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