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Protection of human rights defenders - Forum on Business and Human Rights 2014
3 Dec 2014 -  Thematic track: Good practice …

What can States, business, civil society and the UN do to support and protect human rights defenders who work on issues of corporate responsibility and accountability?

Confirmed participants
Hina Jilani, advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan; former Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights defenders (Moderator)
Pavel Sulyandziga, UN Working Group (Commentator - TBC)
Alejandra Ancheita, Executive director, ProDesc; 2014 Martin Ennals Award
Keith Harper, US Ambassador to the UN in Geneva
Vanessa Havard-Williams, Partner Linklaters LLP
Sheila Keetharuth, Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights Violations, Africa Commission for People’s’ and Human Rights

Organized by the UN Working Group in collaboration with the International Service for Human Rights and the Permanent Mission of Norway