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Panel Discussion of OECD Guidelines Review, 9 October in Edinburg, UK

Sep 28, 2010
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The International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs (ICC) Working Group on Business and Human Rights will host a panel event on the current review of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. Tricia Feeney from OECD Watch member RAID will be a panellist in this event, together with Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the Working Party for the Review, Claire Methven O’Brien from the ICC Working Group on Business and Human Rights and a speaker from the UK NCP.

Confirmed panellists include:

  • Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the Working Party, OECD Investment Committee
  • Tricia Feeney, of RAID (Rights and Accountability in Development) and a founding member of OECD Watch
  • Dr Judy McGregor, EEO Commissioner, New Zealand Human Rights Commission 

 

The discussion will be chaired by Dr Jonas Christoffersen, Director of Danish Institute for Human Rights and Chair of the ICC Working Group on Business and Human Rights.

The event is organised to stimulate discussion amongst NHRIs regarding the current Guidelines review and reflect on potential roles and opportunities for NHRIs within the Guidelines framework.

The panel will take place 9 October 2010, from 1:30-3 PM in the Scottish Parliament. The panel is held as a side event to the 10th ICC Biennial International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions.

Website: http://www.humanrightsbusiness.org/?f=news

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