Call for Papers: EUI Doctoral Forum on International Law

The Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI) is delighted to share this call for papers for an intensive one-day Doctoral Forum on international law, taking place in Florence on 10 June 2019, and sponsored by the European Society of International Law (ESIL).

The Forum allows PhD candidates to present their research and receive feedback from peers and EUI faculty members. The Forum welcomes submissions on any sub-field of international law, especially human rights, international economic law, and international dispute settlement. Researchers performing multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary analysis are in particular encouraged to apply.  Full details of the call for papers can be found here.

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Conference: The Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity Initiative

On November 30, Erasmus University Rotterdam hosts the kick-off Conference of the Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity Initiative. The ability of future generations to enjoy ‘prosperous’ lives depends on our resolve today to radically transform how we manage businesses and govern societies in fairer and more equitable ways. This interdisciplinary Conference focuses on two challenges: regulating the responsibility of businesses and making financial markets more inclusive and sustainable. A strong focus is on Business and Human Rights.

Prof. Mary Footer, Prof. Tim Bartley, Prof. Juliane Reinecke, Prof. Elias Papaioannou,  and Prof. Thorsten Beck are the invited speakers. See the Programme  at the link provided below.

If you are interested, please register at this link: https://www.eur.nl/en/researcherasmus-initiativesdynamics-inclusive-prosperityconference-dynamics-inclusive-prosperity-0

Call for abstracts: Global Business and Human Rights Research Workshop, Geneva 29 November 2018

Organised by the BHRights Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching on Business and Human Rights, this Research Workshop will take place on Thursday 29 November 2018 in Geneva (9:00 – afternoon), back-to-back to the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. Abstracts may present ongoing or recently completed BHR-related research, or draft papers intended to be submitted to journals for publication. The call for abstracts is available here.

Updated Version of the Workshop Programme Now Available: ‘Rethinking Limited Liability in Light of the Universality of Human Rights’

An updated version of the Final Programme of the Annual Workshop to be held by the IG on International Business and Human Rights at the ESIL Conference in Manchester is now available. The theme of this year’s Workshop is ‘Rethinking Limited Liability in Light of the Universality of Human Rights’. We look forward to seeing you at the University of Manchester next Thursday (13th September 2018) in room G1.

UN Intergovernmental Working Group releases the first draft of the treaty on business & human rights

The first draft of the ‘Legally Binding Instrument to Regulate, in International Human Rights Law, the Activities of Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises’ can be found here.

Conference Programme Now Available: ‘Rethinking Limited Liability in Light of the Universality of Human Rights’

The Final Programme of the Annual Workshop to be held by the IG on International Business and Human Rights at the ESIL Conference in Manchester is now available. The theme of this year’s Workshop is ‘Rethinking Limited Liability in Light of the Universality of Human Rights’. We look forward to seeing you in Manchester!

Conference: “The 1st NAP on Business and Human Rights. Assessment, Follow-up and Review”

Between June 14th – 15th, the University of Seville will organise a conference titled “The 1st NAP on Business and Human Rights. Assessment, Follow-up and Review”

More information about the this conference can be found here: http://www.congresoplanempresasyddhh.org/