Genf

Wie Unternehmen für die Verletzung ihrer menschenrechtlichen Sorgfaltspflichten zur Verantwortung gezogen werden können. Erfahrungen transnationaler Prozessführung

03.12.2013, 00:00 Uhr
The UN Guiding Principles expect business enterprises to exercise human rights due diligence. Even though the guiding principles themselves are not legally binding, neglect of this corporate responsibility often constitutes a breach of national law. Based on a wide experience in home and host state litigation, the speakers will outline how companies involved in human rights abuses can be made liable under national law and where there are still major challenges in this area. A closer look at concrete cases will help to understand the specific challenges in transnational litigation and demonstrate the impact of such litigation for victims and their communities.

Mailand

Human rights and the arms industry: towards a corporate mandatory human rights due diligence

09.02.2023, 15:00 Uhr

Università degli Studi di Milano

In person event in Italian

Exploring the role of mandatory human rights due diligence in helping to prevent, mitigate, and remedy the human rights abuses in the arms industry: a specific focus on…

Berlin

Investigating Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine

09.02.2023, 17:30 Uhr

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)
Zossener Str. 55-58 (Aufgang D), 10961 Berlin

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has led to an unprecedented array of accountability initiatives for the crimes committed in this ongoing war of aggression. Both state institutions and…

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