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Stepping up Government Leadership - Forum on Business and Human Rights 2019
25 Nov 2019 -  High-level plenary: focus As the central focus of the 2019 Forum is to reinforce the call on governments for action on business and human rights, the Working Group on Business and Human Rights that chairs the Forum is convening a high-level panel involving governments from different regions to hear the perspectives of government leaders on the way forward. This plenary session addresses the Forum's theme on government action and leadership, with the title “Stepping up government leadership: from commitments to action”.

Moderators:
Githu Muigai - Vice-Chairperson, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Speakers:
• Anna Hallberg - Minister for Foreign Trade, Government of Sweden
• Wisit Wisitsora-At - Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice of Thailand
• Maryann Njau - Senior Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice, Kenya
• Johanna Sumuvuori - Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland • Elzbieta Karska - Chairperson, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

(Forum on Business and Human Rights)