Human rights and business

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Open seminar

fredag 15. februar 2008, kl. 12:30

Sal: Wergeland

Arrangør: Utenriksdepartementet

Inngang: Gratis

How can companies promote and protect human rights?
Do companies have obligations with regards to international human rights law?
Can companies be held legally liable for international crimes?
Are voluntary initiatives and corporate codes of conduct sufficient?
Is there a need for a binding international framework?

Professor John Ruggie
UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Human rights and business

Beate Slydal
Political Adviser, Amnesty International, Norway

Willy Egset
Head of Social Responsibility, StatoilHydro 

Moderator: Eva Bratholm 

Registration by e-mail to: refleks@mfa.no
http://www.business-humanrights.org/Home 

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http://www.regjeringen.no/nb/dep/ud/kampanjer/ud-samfunnsansvar/aktuelt.html?id=491635
www.regjeringen.no/refleks

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