Yasmin Batliwala will be speaking in March about some of the work A4ID has been doing in respect to gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
John Christensen, Director of the Tax Justice Network, describes how lawyers can be “at the heart” of unjust tax practices, but that the work of many lawyers has been pivotal to the tax justice movement.
Michael Woolcock, Lead Social Scientist at the World Bank Research Group and lecturer at Harvard University, shares his thoughts on the importance of lawyers understanding the field of development and the ‘bigger picture’ underlying their pro bono work.
Chief Executive Yasmin Batliwala discusses the Sustainable Development Goals and calls on the legal industry to assist in achieving these in The Times Law Brief.
Yasmin Batliwala was invited to speak at the UN Global Forum on Business and Human Rights at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland this year.
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.
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.
The contemporary global network of pro bono Human Rights lawyers dedicated to assisting individuals in some of the poorest regions in the world is at its greatest level of sophistication in history.