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Plenary II: Building coherence - Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018
27 Nov 2018 -  Plenary II: Building coherence and reaching scale on human rights due diligence – International organizations' leadership perspectives

Under the title “Building coherence and reaching scale on human rights due diligence – International organizations' leadership perspectives”, the plenary convenes senior leaders from the UN and international organizations working to promote responsible business conduct and sustainability.
The high-level plenary provides an opportunity for signaling alignment of international standards and action to promote corporate respect for human rights, as well as for reinforcing the message that business respect for human rights must be at the heart of corporate contributions to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
A central aim is to signal alignment on the importance of corporate human rights due diligence to enable business enterprises meet their responsibility to respect human rights.

Moderator/ Introductory Remark...
•Dante Pesce - Chairperson, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Speakers
•Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
•Lise Kingo - CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact
•Masamichi Kono - Deputy Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) •Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO)
•Haoliang Xu - Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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