A4ID’s firm-specific guide on the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights is the first specific to the legal profession. It is designed to help law firms consider how they can balance the responsibility to respect human rights with their unique professional ethical duties. A4ID Business and Human Rights Guide
On Friday 10 November 2017, The Claridges Hotel in New Delhi, India, A4ID will convene business, legal and academic leaders for discussion on developments in business and human rights in India and abroad with a focus on company leadership in operationalising Pillar II (respect for human rights) and Pillar III (access to remedy) of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
A4ID has partnered with the premier regional Bar Association in East Africa, the East Africa Law Society (EALS) to run professional development workshops on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), which set out the international standards on businesses’ responsibility to respect human rights.
A4ID has partnered with EALS to run professional development workshops on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
On 16-17 September 2016 A4ID delivered training on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to Indian commercial lawyers in partnership with Clifford Chance and Weil Gotshal & Manges.
An interview with Commissioner Jedidah Wakonyo Waruhiu of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.
Why investors should care about business and human rights in the digital age. Expert guest blog by Isabel Ebert of University of St Gallen.
Lawyers can help companies take human rights seriously. Expert guest blog by Anna Kirkpatrick of Clifford Chance LLP.
A4ID’s Chief Executive, Yasmin Batliwala, will speak at the UN Global Forum on Business and Human Rights 2017 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on 28 November 2017.
A4ID is delighted to be working in partnership East Africa Law Society (EALS) to provide training and workshops on business and human rights for lawyers in Uganda and Tanzania. On this occasion Allen and Overy (A&O), are providing their expertise pro bono in delivering training in these workshops.