Events and Statements on Business and Human Rights

Event or Statement Speaker/ contributor

Moderator’s opening remarks
Promoting inclusion and countering anti-migrant narratives: Leveraging the role of business – 27/11/2017

Peggy Hicks, Director Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division

Opening remarks to the 6th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights – 27/10/2017

Video of the panel discussion

Peggy Hicks, Director Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division

Incorporating Human Rights in Business Education – The Way Forward
Statement at University of Geneva – 30/10/2017

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Statement at Sixth Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights – 29/10/2017

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Video message to the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Trans-National Corporations and Human Rights – 23/10/2017

Full video of the opening session

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Tackling Discrimination against LGBTI People: Standards of Conduct for Business –  26/09/2017

Remarks by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Remarks at the Australia launch of the Global LGBTI Standards for Business #Biz4LGBTI Melbourne, December 5, 2017, Pride in Practice Conference –  12/5/2017

Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Press release“Dollars and Sense: How – and why – the private sector needs to stand up for human rights” – 1/5/2017

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening Statement to the Fifth Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights – 15/11/2016

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Video message to the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Trans-National Corporations and Human Rights, second session - 24 – 28 October 2016 – 24/10/2016

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Video statement to the Fourth Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights – 17/11/2015

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

High-Level Session Statement - First annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, 4 December 2012

Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights,

Statement - First Session of the Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises, 16 January 2012

Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Closed Session)

Statement - International Labour Conference, Employers' Group, 7 June 2011

Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Written contribution to the 2009 International Labour and Social Policy Review:
“The Corporate Responsibility to Respect: A Human Rights Milestone”

Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening Statement - OHCHR consultation on business and human rights, 5-6 October 2009

Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening Statement  - Human Rights Council Side Event: “Human Rights and Business: The role of national human rights institutions” - 31 May 2010

Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening Statement - 10th biennial International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions – 8 October 2010

Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening statement - "SRSG consultation on "Guiding Principles for implementation of the Protect, Respect and Remedy framework" with civil society -  11-12 October 2010

Craig Mokhiber – Development and Economic and Social Issues Branch, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights