APPLICATION TO ATTEND the Regional Forum on Business & Human Rights-LAC
UN Working Group on Business and HR, UNDP Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Government of Colombia
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Friday, August 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PDT)
This is a multi-stakeholder Regional Forum for a constructive dialogue on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean. Representatives from global, regional and domestic businesses, industry associations, Governments, international and regional bodies, trade unions, civil society, national human rights institutions and other stakeholders are invited to participate. The main goals of the forum are (1) to identify the most salient issues and challenges on business and human rights in the region; (2) to identify emerging innovative practices designed to manage corporate impacts, and (3) to provide networking and capacity-building opportunities for practitioners and civil society. Results will feed into the global Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva on 2-4 December. Plenary sessions will be August 28 and 29. August 30 will be for concurrent sessions and side events (thematic panels and training activities).