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'Rights in Conflict' presentation: Holding Corporations Accountable for Human Rights Abuses: Lessons from Corporate Campaigning

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Thursday, Jan 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
Boston College Law School, Barat HouseMap Location

"Rights in Conflict" presentation: "Holding Corporations Accountable for Human Rights Abuses: Lessons from Corporate Campaigning"

Sponsored by Center for Human Rights and International Justice

With Irit Tamir, Director of Oxfam America’s Private Sector Department, and Professor of Law, BC Law School.

In this presentation Professor Tamir will discuss the strategies the organization uses to hold companies accountable for their responsibility to respect human rights. Seven years after the adoption of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Ms. Tamir will reflect on the gaps that still remain and the issues that are trending in this space.

Access the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights here.

Professor Tamir is a graduate of BC Law School with an LLM in International Law. She taught Business and Human Rights in the law school this past fall semester. 

A light lunch to be served.  RSVP required here or at the Register button to the right.