London discussion on business and human rights defenders on 14 July

June 28, 2015

The International Service for Human Rights [ISHR] and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre [BHRRC] organize a well-stocked panel on “Business and the protection of human rights defenders” on 14 July 2015 (12h30-14h30) in London: DLA Piper, 3 Noble Street, London. RSVP by Friday 10 July. The discussion..

 

will focus on the threats and risks many defenders face, and the responsibility of States and corporations in supporting and protecting their work.

Panelists:

  • Alejandra Ancheita, Director of ProDESC in Mexico and winner of the 2014 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders
  • Julie Broome, Director of Programmes with Sigrid Rausing Trust
  • Nicolas Patrick, Partner and Head of Pro Bono and Corporate Responsibility with DLA Piper
  • Owen Larter, UK Government Affairs Manager with Microsoft
  • Baroness Joyce Anelay, UK Minister of State responsible for human rights (TBC)
Moderator:
  • Phil Bloomer, Director of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Those unable to attend may follow the event on Twitter through @ISHRGlobal and @BHRRC via the hashtag #BizHRDs.

For more info: Invitation: discussion on business and human rights defenders, 14.07.15.

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