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Human rights "without borders":
Risks and challenges for Swiss companies
MONDAY 26 JANUARY, 2015 | 17:00–19:00
Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, and former UN Secretary-General Special Representative on business and human rights.
Member of the Board of the Fondation Guilé, former Chairman of the Novartis Foundation, and President of the Global Value Alliance.
Auditorium Ivan Pictet
Maison de la paix, Geneva
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Regis Burrus, Fondation Guilé President
Welcome and setting the scene
Cédric Dupont, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, and Director of Executive Education Programmes, Graduate Institute Geneva
The UN’s “Protect, Respect and Remedy” framework for corporate human rights responsibilities: A leadership opportunity for Swiss companies
John Ruggie, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
How Switzerland can make the difference?
Klaus Leisinger, Member of the Board of the Fondation Guilé
Claude Wild, Ambassador, Head of the Human Security Division, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Peter Niggli, CEO Alliance Sud
Business representatives: Matthias Leisinger, Kuoni; Robin Cornelius, Switcher; Stéphane Graber, Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA)
Conclusions and next steps
A cocktail reception will follow at 19:00.
This conference is organised by the Graduate Institute and the Fondation Guilé, in partnership with the Club Diplomatique de Genève. Voxia communication is the media partner.
Photos © US Mission Eric Bridiers, CGIAR
Copyright 2014, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
jeudi 15 janvier 2015
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