Monday, November 26, 2018

Live Stream United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights With Links to Events and Documents

Information about the 2018 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights thatis taking place 26-29 November 2018 in Geneva. Information and links on live streaming, documents and social media. Well worth exploring. 
Social media: Hashtag: #UNForumBHR / #bizhumanrights. Twitter follow: @WGBizHRs

Date and location: 26-28 November 2018, Geneva (Switzerland)
Central theme: "Business respect for human rights – building on what works"
Programme: 2018 Forum Programme
Registration:Please register online through the Indico platform
Badge collection: All participants must collect their badge and enter at Pregny Gate (8-14 avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva)

NB: To collect your badge and enter the Palais (all days), you must bring: your passport and/or a valid national ID (with photo) and the "e-ticket" with a QR codeof your registration confirmation.

Badge collection opening times:
  • Sunday 25 November: 14:00-19:00
  • Monday 26 November: from 07:00
  • Tuesday 27 November: from 07:00
  • Wednesday 28 November: from 07:30
Come early to avoid long queues (especially on Monday & Tuesday morning)!
Documents: Statements and submissions
Quick guide to the Forum programme
Practical information for participants
Modalities of participation
Background reading:
Follow us on Twitter for updates: @WGBizHRs
Hashtag:#UNForumBHR / #bizhumanrights
Contact: For general queries:
For logistics and registration queries:

About the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

The UN Forum is the world's largest annual gathering on business and human rights with more than 2,000 participants from government, business, community groups and civil society, law firms, investor organisations, UN bodies, national human rights institutions, trade unions, academia and the media.

Over three days, participants take part in 60+ panel discussions on topics that relate to the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights  (the United Nations "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework), as well as current business-related human rights issues.

The Forum is the foremost event to network, share experiences and learn about the latest initiatives to promote corporate respect for human rights.

The UN Human Rights Council established the Forum in 2011 to serve as a global platform for stakeholders to ”discuss trends and challenges in the implementation of the Guiding Principles and promote dialogue and cooperation on issues linked to business and human rights.” It is guided and chaired by the Working Group on Business and Human Rights, as per Human Rights Council resolutions 17/4 and 35/7.

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