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Business, Conflict & Human Rights Course

Date(s)
11/23/2017 to 11/25/2017
Organization
swisspeace in collaboration with SAFESTAINABLE
Location
Location
Basel
Switzerland
Contact Info
Contact Person
swisspeace
Description

Learn and exchange about challenges and best practices for responsible business in conflict contexts.

What is needed for businesses to operate responsibly in volatile areas? The course explores this question from various angles. It discusses state of the art international standards on business and human rights and ways for companies to implement them. It sheds light on the roles and strategies of companies, governments, international organizations and civil society in promoting responsible business practices.

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Your benefits

  • Become familiar with relevant regulations, and initiatives at national and international levels
  • Learn about best practices and improve your ability to practically implement and promote responsible business conduct
  • Develop a tailor-made action plan for one of your current projects to guide future implementation
  • Better understand the perspectives of other stakeholder groups
  • Enlarge your network of international practitioners and experts

This course is an ideal preparation and complement to the participation at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, taking place in Geneva in the days after the course.

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