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Business and Human Rights

To celebrate 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs together with National Network of the Global Compact and Sakhalin Energy organized on December 20 a Roundtable ‘Russian Business and Human Rights’. It brought together in RSPP representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, International Labour Organization, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, UN Information Center ...

Roundtable ‘Russian Business and Human Rights

... 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 ...

2018 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

26-28 November 2018 | Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland The central theme of the 2018 Forum is “Business respect for human rights – building on what works”. The annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights is the global platform for yearly stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to practice. The central theme of the 2018 Forum is “Business respect for ...

Lise Kingo. Age of man

Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, Bachelor of Arts in Religions and Ancient Greek Culture from the University of Aarhus, Denmark; a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Economics from the Copenhagen Business School; and a Master of Science degree in Responsibility and Business Practice from the University of Bath, United Kingdom. Long-term experience in ecology, health, human resources and sustainable development (Novozymes, Grieg Star Group, Novo Nordisk, the Danish Council...

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Business and Human Rights

In focus: – Discussion on promotion of UN UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. – Activity of expert group on human rights and labour. – Analysis of public and expert opinion on target issues. – Finding and promotion of the best Russian business practice in terms of human rights. – Presentation ...

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Moscow-Geneva. Russian Business and Human Rights

On November 27 – 29 2017, Russian delegation under the aegis of the UN Global Compact Russian Local Network was for the first time officially presented in business and cultural section of the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva. The programme has begun back in Moscow, on the site of the leading business media holding RBC, where the Geneva Forum was announced together with the particularities of the Russian programme . The key feature of ...

Business and Human Rights. International Cooperation. National Strategy

On 7 November 2017, on the platform of the leading Press center RosBusinessConsulting (RBC) the press conference ‘Business and Human Rights. International Cooperation. National Strategy’ took place. It became the first stage of the programme of Russian business delegation in the 6th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (27-29 November, Geneva, Switzerland). ...

Public-Private Partnership in the Fight against Human Trafficking

This acute topic was the cover theme of the High-Level Conference , with took place on 20 and 21 July in the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in Moscow. It was organized jointly by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The conference purpose was to draw public attention to the problem of Trafficking in Human Beings (THB) and to the necessity of setting ang strengthening partner relations between...

Business and Human Rights - Leadership and Leverage

Acting under the auspices of the Global Compact Network Russia, the Working Group on Human Rights and Labor closed the year 2016 with an extended meeting in the format of the round table titled “Business and Human Rights”. The meeting was hosted by the Association “National Network of the Global Compact" established in 2016 to expand the scope of activities of the Global Compact Network Russia and acting as the official successor,...

Business and Human Rights: Action Plan

On February 16, the Global Compact Network Russia hosted the round table dedicated to the development of the inter-agency action plan for implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The issue of business and human rights in the context of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights is one of the priority areas for the Global Compact Network Russia. The positive result of the activities of the ...

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Joining the Global Compact Network Russia – the Association “National Network of the Global Compact” – opens for the UN Global Compact participants additional opportunities – those mentioned above and stated below.