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Business and Human Rights Knowledge Group


As part of our Business and Human Rights Knowledge Group series of 2019, Advocates for International Development is delighted to invite you to a panel discussion:

Business and Human Rights Training for Law Firms

course A 3-hour workshop for lawyers in all practice areas delivered within law firm offices. What are the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs)? The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (‘UNGPs’) provide a global standard for action and accountability against which the conduct of both states and business entities [...]

Promoting Responsible Business Practices in East Africa: The Role of In-House Counsel


As part of its Responsible Business Programme, A4ID in partnership with EALS (East Africa Law Society) is organising a series of webinars that aims at building the capacity of lawyers in East Africa to support businesses in upholding responsible business practices. Working in collaboration with national bar associations, global leading law firms and other stakeholders from East Africa, A4ID seeks to create awareness among commercial lawyers and in-house counsel on the international legal framework they can rely on.

Pharmaceutical Giants, Lethal Injection and the Future of Human Rights in Business.


Pharmaceutical companies have taken a stance against their drugs being used in lethal injection executions, particularly in the U.S.. In honouring the right to life as such, these large corporations have effectively championed human rights. Which begs the question, are there wider lessons to be learnt for better synergy between human rights and business? The […]