Linha de Investigação Migração e Género, Ep. 4: The Corporate Responsability to Respect Human Rights

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To mark the 16 days of activism, the Gender and Migration research line at NOVA Refugee Legal Clinic is launching a mini-series of zoomcasts.

In today’s zoomcast, on the International Human Rights day, we welcome Professor Claire Bright, who will talk about "The corporate Responsability to respect Human Rights".

Professor Bright is Assistant Professor in Private Law and the Director of the Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment at Nova Law School in Lisbon, as well as an Associate Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

She holds a PhD in International Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Private International Law and International Commercial Law from La Sorbonne Law School and a Double Bachelor's degree in French and English Law from UPEC.

Professor Bright regularly organizes short courses, events and trainings in the field of Business, Human Rights and Sustainability. Her work to date has resulted in a number of peer-reviewed scientific publications in English, French, Italian and Spanish. In addition, she has acted as a consultant and contributed to various expert studies and policy reports for Governments, civil society organizations as well as European and International organizations; including a recent study for the European Commission on due diligence requirements through the supply chains on the basis of which EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, announced the introduction of an EU-level legislative initiative on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence in 2021. To learn more about Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment at Nova Law School, please visit: https://ncbhre.novalaw.unl.pt/

Period11 Dec 2020

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  • TitleLinha de Investigação Migração e Género, Ep. 4: The corporate Responsability to respect Human Rights
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryPortugal
    Date11/12/20
    DescriptionTo mark the 16 days of activism, the Gender and Migration research line at NOVA Refugee Legal Clinic is launching a mini-series of zoomcasts. In today’s zoomcast, on the International Human Rights day, we welcome Professor Claire Bright, who will talk about "The corporate Responsability to respect Human Rights".

    Professor Bright is Assistant Professor in Private Law and the Director of the Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment at Nova Law School in Lisbon, as well as an Associate Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. She holds a PhD in International Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Private International Law and International Commercial Law from La Sorbonne Law School and a Double Bachelor's degree in French and English Law from UPEC.

    Professor Bright regularly organizes short courses, events and trainings in the field of Business, Human Rights and Sustainability. Her work to date has resulted in a number of peer-reviewed scientific publications in English, French, Italian and Spanish. In addition, she has acted as a consultant and contributed to various expert studies and policy reports for Governments, civil society organizations as well as European and International organizations; including a recent study for the European Commission on due diligence requirements through the supply chains on the basis of which EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, announced the introduction of an EU-level legislative initiative on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence in 2021.

    To learn more about Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment at Nova Law School, please visit: https://ncbhre.novalaw.unl.pt/
    URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpZsPOEhhEs
    PersonsTatiana Morais, Claire Bright