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EU Parliament adopted the new Regulation on Conflict Minerals

The EU Parliament, after 2 years and half od debate, finally adopted the new binding law on confict minerals on March 16, 2017.

The official webpage on ‘combatting conflict minerals’ provides more information about the topic.

80% discount on Business and Human Rights Journal for IG’s members!

The Coordinating Commitee of the ESIL IG on International Business and Human Rights is glad to inform that the Business and Human Rights Journal (https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/business-and-human-rights-journal) is pleased to offer members of the ESIL International Business and Human Rights Interest Group a heavily discounted rate of £25/$35 for an annual personal print subscription to the Journal; this is a discount of over 80%. Individuals can obtain this discount by emailing subscriptions_newyork@cambridge.org in the Americas or journals@cambridge.org in the rest of the world, and asking for the ESIL International Business and Human Rights Interest Group discount rate.

Call for Papers – Special Issue of th Nordic Journal of Human Rights on Research Methods for BHR

A Call for Papers for contributions to a Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (NJHR) – a well recognised HR journal (guest-editors: Karin Buhmann, Björn Fasterling and Aurora Voiculescuhas) – has been published. The topic of the Special Issue is research methods on BHR, and the disciplinary scope is not limited to law and indeed aims to be interdisciplinary.

Full-length manuscripts are due by 21 August 2017, but guest authors are supposed to attend a paper development workshop that will be held in Finland on June 13-15, 2017.

For more information: special-issue-cfp-business-and-hr-research-methods

Summary and Follow-up of B&HR events in Geneva, November 2016

The summaries and follow-ups of the 5th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights and the B&HR Seminar organized by the Faculty of Law of the Geneva University are now available, both in French and English.

English version: business-and-hr-_-english-version

Version Francaise: business_hr_version-franc%cc%a7aise

 

BHR & IEL IGs JOINT CALL FOR PAPERS “Public Values and Public Goods: How do they live in the Intersection of Finance, Human Rights and International Economic Law?”

The Coordinating Committees of the ESIL IGs on International Business and Human Rights and on International Economic Law are launching the call for papers “Public Values and Public Goods: How do they live in the Intersection of Finance, Human Rights and International Economic Law?”, in the light of the 2017 ESIL Annual Meeting that will take place in Naples (Italy) on September 7-9, 2017.

The call is open to junior and senior academics of different scientific communities, such as law, political science, management, as well as experts in Business and Human Rights and International Economic Law disciplines.

An abstract of maximum 800 words shold be submitted in PDF version by 24:00 (London UK Time) of 16th January 2017 to mara.tignino@unige.ch and, only with reference to the aspects of International Economic Law, to elisa.baroncini@unibo.it

For more information: esil_callforpapers_bhr_iel_igs_def

IG Annual Report available online

The Annual Report of our IG is now available: ig-bhr-annual-report-2016

The Coordinating Committee remains at your disposal for any further information or remarks.

PPT Presentations of the IG Workshop in Riga…check it out!

The PPT presentations of three panelists (Dr. Chiara Macchi, Dr. Roberto Rando and Prof. Owen McIntyre) of the IG Workshop in Riga are now avaialble online.

Please visit the following links:

presentation-esil-ig-macchi

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