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Plenary III - Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018
28 Nov 2018 -  Plenary III: Summing up and looking ahead
Description
The Forum will conclude with statements by key stakeholder constituencies to:
•Highlight key messages from Forum discussions on how to advance corporate respect for human rights and make human rights due diligence part of standard business practice.
•Reiterate the most critical gaps and challenges as well as the most promising innovations, emerging practices and collective action efforts.
•Hear calls for action from diverse stakeholders on the need for speeding and scaling up implementation of all three pillars of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (“Protect, Respect and Remedy”).

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights that guides and chairs the Forum will wrap up the event by sharing their reflections on key takeaways and implications for the way forward for all stakeholders, including by taking stock of progress toward their “2020 roadmap” presented at the closing of the 2017 Forum.
Moderator/ Introductory Remark...
• Dante Pesce, Chairperson, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
SPEAKERS:
•Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation
•Danilo Chammas, Lawyer, Justiça nos Trilhos
•Surya Deva, Vice-chairperson, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
•Elzbieta Karska, Member, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
•Mthunzi Mdwaba, CEO, TZoro IBC
•Githu Muigai, Member, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
•Anita Ramasastry, Member, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

( Developing a gender lens to business and human rights)