Any of our business? Human Rights and the UK private sector - Human Rights Joint Committee Contents


New York
Monday 15h June
0830 - 0915Philip Parham (Deputy Permanent Representative) and Nicola Freedman (2nd Secretary Human Rights)
0945 - 1045UN Global Compact - Georg Kell and Ursula Wynhoven
1130 - 1230Mike Posner, President Human Rights First
1330 - 1500Business for Social Responsibility (Kara Hurst, Managing Director and Nicki Weston, Associate); Ethical Global Initiative/Realising Rights (Heather Grady); Amnesty (Morton Winston); Human Rights Watch (Lisa Misol)
1530 - 1630Adam Kanzer, Managing Director of Domini Social Investments and David Schilling, Director of Global Corporate Accountability at Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility
DinnerCenter for Constitutional Rights, Earth Rights International, Claimant Legal team in Wiwa v Shell
Tuesday 16th June
1000 - 1100Center for Constitutional Rights: Board Member, Peter Weiss (lawyer on Filartiga v Pena-Irala case which paved way for ATCA) CCR Attorney, Catherine Gallagher (plus others)
1200 - 1400Columbia School of International and Public Affairs
1500 - 1600EJ Flynn, Senior Human Rights Officer, UN Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)
Washington DC
Wednesday 17th June
1000 - 1100Gare Smith, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP
1115 - 1215Mark Cohen and Andy Pincus, Mayer Brown LLP
1230 - 1400Dominick Chilcott, Deputy Head of Mission
1415 - 1530State Department and other Administration Officials
1600 - 1700Bennett Freeman, Calvert Group & Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Thursday 18th June
0845 - 0915Congressman Jim McGovern, Co-chairman, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
1000 - 1100U.S. Council for International Business
1130 - 1230United Food & Commercial Workers Union
1300 - 1330Jeff Barham, Labor and Employment Counsel, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
1345 - 1415Joseph Zogby, Chief Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee; Heloisa Griggs, Counsel, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law, Senate Judiciary Committee
1430 - 1530International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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