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Roundtable ‘Russian Business and Human Rights’

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Kotelnicheskaya nab., 17
Add to calendar 20-12-2018 10:00 01-01-1970 03:00 Europe/Moscow Roundtable ‘Russian Business and Human Rights’ 20 December 2018, 10:00 | Kotelnicheskaya nab., 17

Russian Union of  Industrialists and Entrepreneurs together with National Network of the Global Compact and Sakhalin Energy invite you to the roundtable devoted to 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Kotelnicheskaya nab., 17
Russian Union of  Industrialists and Entrepreneurs together with National Network of the Global Compact and Sakhalin Energy invite you to the roundtable devoted to 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Key discussion topics:
1) Main international and Russian standards for business on human rights and labour relations: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United
Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, ILO Conventions, Social Charter of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, etc.
2) Expert review on the Guiding principles on business and human rights with regard to Russian legislation as a standard on human rights for 
business. Integration into Russian practice.
3) Results and conclusions of the 7th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva (26-28 November 2018).
4) Practical experience of Russian business leaders on integration into corporate practice of responsible practices with regards to respecting human rights: social and labour, vulnerable groups, including indigenous peoples, etc.
5) State judicial/non-judicial and non-state mechanisms of protecting human rights in business, grievance procedures.
6) Discussing challenges, trends, problems and prospects of business and human rights.

 Participants:
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Un Information Center in Moscow, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, International Labour Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation, Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, directors and managers of Russian companies, UN agencies in Russia, business unions and associations, expert community.

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