“Voices from the Ground: The Human Face of Human Rights and Business”- Geneva, Switzerland


Add to My Calendar Wednesday, June 4, 2008





Speakers Include:

Lucas Benitez

Co-Founder, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, USA

Maria Lourdes Cipriano

National Coordinator, Philippines Misereor Partnership, Philippines

Sergio Cobo

Director, Fomento Cultural y Educativo, Mexico

Souleymane Konaté

President, Abobo Car Mechanics Cooperative, Cote d’Ivoire

Hassan Jabir Salman

Iraqi Plaintiff in civil action against Blackwater in USA

Drissa Traore

Lawyer and President of Mouvement Ivoirien des Droits de l'Homme, Cote-d’Ivoire

Bhuja Wadaka

Member, Dongria Kondh tribe in Orissa, India


Welcome Statement by Vebjørn Heines

Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Norway

Remarks by John Ruggie

Special Representative to the Secretary General on Business and Human Rights

Comments by Elin Wrzoncki (Moderator)

Program Officer for Globalization and Human Rights,

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

* Light refreshments and sandwiches will be served *

12-2 PM

Contact: Carlos Lopez of ICJ at 022 979 3816
carlos.lopez@icj.org Simia Ahmadi of FIDH at 078 718 1646

or Denise Auclair of CIDSE at 32.478.962.013 auclair@cidse.org

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June 3, 2008