[Webinar] Human Rights in Complex Emergencies

Connecting Business initiative Secretariat • 22 May 2018
Event date 12 Jun '18 14:00 - 15:00
Event location Webinar

With the support of ECHO, this webinar - organized in partnership with the Connecting Business initiative (CBi), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) - aims to provide an overview of human rights related issues and concerns that the private sector should be aware of when operating in complex emergencies and addressing natural and manmade hazards. By highlighting tools, guidance and good practice examples, the webinar will also increase participants’ understanding of how the private sector can and should respect human rights in complex emergencies. 

 

Agenda (Central European Summer Time):

14:00 - 14:15 Opening remarks and introduction

14:15 - 14:25 Overview of the normative environment

14:25 - 14:40 Existing tools and guidance

14:40 - 14:50 Experiences from the field

14:50 - 15:00 Discussion

 

To join the webinar, please click here. Global call-in numbers are available here (access code 648279121, password: s7SBqf28)

 
For more information, please reach out to Ms. Tiina Mylly (tiina.mylly@undp.org

 

*Photo credit: IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation