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Programme

Programme

9:00- 9:15 Opening remarks

  • Chair: Cristian Pirvulescu, president of the EESC study group REX/518, Diversity Europe Group, Romania
  • Thomas Wagnsonner, rapporteur, EESC Workers' Group, Austria

9:15-10:30 SESSION 1 – The views of academics and international experts

Speakers:

  • Carlos López, Senior Legal Adviser, Business and Human Rights, International Commission of Jurists
  • Phil Bloomer, Executive Director, Business & Human Rights Research Centre
  • Nina Pineau, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

Q&A/Discussion

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-12:45 SESSION 2 – The views of European social partners and civil society organisations

Speakers:

  • Rebekah Smith, Deputy Director of the social affairs department, BusinessEurope
  • Makbule Sahan, Director of the Legal Unit, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Claudia Saller, Coordinator, European Coalition for Corporate Justice
  • Rene Pamplona, Convergence of Initiatives for Environmental Justice / IUCN Philippines

Q&A/Discussion

12:45-13:00 Closing remarks

  • Chair: Cristian Pirvulescu, president of the EESC study group REX/518, Diversity Europe Group, Romania
  • Thomas Wagnsonner, rapporteur, EESC Workers' Group, Austria

Working languages: EN/FR/DE/DA/HU/RO

Interpreting requested from: EN/FR/DE/DA/HU/RO

into: EN/FR/DE

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Programme - Hearing Binding UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights