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Past

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

December 2013
Geneva, Switzerland

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

6 December 2012
Geneva, Switzerland
Meeting report

Webinar: Business and Human Rights

Organized by PRME
5 October 2012

Webinar: Health and Safety

3 July 2012

Webinar: Access to Water

27 April 2012

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

Geneva, 28-29 September 2011

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

Copenhagen, 17 May 2011 – in conjunction with Global Compact Week

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

London, 17 November 2010

Online Discussion on Human Rights Impact Assessments:
Stand-alone Human Rights Impact Assessment vs. Integration

9 June 2010, 10:00AM BST–11 June 2010, 5:00PM BST

This online discussion debated whether companies should develop stand-alone, human rights impact assessment processes, or focus on integrating human rights issues within their existing social and/ or environmental impact assessments approaches. Christine Bader, Advisor to the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Business and Human Rights, and Peter Frankental, Economic Relations Strategy Advisory from Amnesty International-UK, led the discussion

The discussion took place in a secure online forum on http://www.guidetohria.org/home.

Human Rights Working Group Meeting: Webinar

1 June 2010, 10:00AM–11:30AM EDT

This webinar, which was conducted as a collaboration between the Institute for Human Rights and Business and the UN Global Compact Office, previewed the results of the state of play review of human rights due diligence that the Institute is currently conducting in collaboration with 24 multinational companies. The final report is to be launched at the Global Compact Leaders Summit in June 2010. 

Human Rights Working Group Meeting: Webinar

24 March 2010, 10:00AM–12:00PM EST

Meeting to give input to the draft guidance documents being developed on human rights due dilligence, developing a human rights policy and the human rights component of the communication on progress (COP) requirement. The presentations are available for download below. The meeting report will be available shortly.

Una Introducción Sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos, y Sobre los Principios de los Derechos Humanos en el Pacto Mundial

16 March 2010

Seminario en línea organizado por el Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas, el Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo al Pacto Mundial, y la Asociación Española del Pacto Mundial. El seminario en línea presenta el rol de las empresas en su apoyo a los derechos humanos y las expectativas de los principios de los derechos humanos del Pacto Mundial. Invitación abierta.

  • Para más información haga clic aquí.

Human Rights Working Group Meeting: Webinar

9 February 2010, 10:30AM–12:30PM EST

HRWG Webinar (web-enabled teleconference) Meeting to further the Good Practice Note workstream of the HRWG. The meeting report, PowerPoint presentation and participants list are available for download below.

Webinar: An Introduction to Business and Human Rights

10 December 2009, 10:00 AM –11:30 AM EST

An online introduction to available tools for businesses on human rights engagement.

Training Sessions on Human Rights and Adaptation to Climate Change for Global Compact Companies

Berlin, 4–5 November 2009

Online Discussion on Human Rights Impact Assessments

27 October–29 October 2009

How can HRIAs help address/reduce legal risks related to business and human rights?

  • To learn more, contact Kathrin Bauer, Programme Manager at IBLF at Kathrin.Bauer @ iblf.org or +44(0)20 7467 3659.

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

Part 1: Geneva, 7 October 2009 

Part 2: San Francisco, 19 October 2009

Online Discussion on Human Rights Impact Assessments:
The costs and benefits of doing a human rights impact assessment

6–10 July 2009

Human Rights Working Group Meeting, VII Annual Local Networks Forum

Istanbul, 9–10 June 2009

Online Discussion on Human Rights Impact Assessments:
Why should companies undertake a specific human rights impact assessment?

27 April–1 May 2009

  • To learn more, contact Désirée Abrahams, Project Manager, Human Rights Impact Assessment at desiree.abrahams@iblf.org or +44 (0)20 7467 3608.

Third Working Conference of the CEO Water Mandate

Istanbul, 16–18 March 2009

UN Global Compact Commemorates International Women's Day 2009
Advancing Women in the Global Marketplace 

UN Headquarters, New York, 5 March 2009

International Seminar on Business and Human Rights 

Paris, 4–5 December 2008

Human Rights Working Group meeting, VI Annual Local Networks Forum

Bonn, 22 October 2008

Human Rights Working Group meeting

Boston, 29 April 2008

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

London, 12 December 2007

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

UN Headquarters, New York, 14 September 2007

Human Rights Session, Global Compact Leaders Summit

Geneva, 5–6 July 2007

Human Rights Working Group Meeting

Geneva, 6 July 2007

Roundtable Session "Business, Human Rights and Labour", IV International Global Compact Learning Forum Meeting

Accra, 22–24 November 2006

Human Rights in the Oil and Gas Industry (Latin America) Workshop

Cancun, 21 July 2006

Session on Business and Human Rights, Global Compact Summit: China

Shanghai, 30 November–1 December 2005

Business and Human Rights - Advancing the Agenda

Wilton Park, London, 10–12 October 2005

Consultation on Business and Human Rights

Palais des Nations, Geneva, 22 October 2004

Plenary Session and Breakout Sessions "Human Rights Principles and their Practical Meaning," III International Global Compact Learning Forum Meeting

Nova Lima/MG, Brazil, 9–11 December 2003

(Last update: 3 July 2012)