Business and the protection of human rights defenders

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A high-level event on the relationship between business and human rights defenders.
 
We welcome you to this high-level event on the relationship between business and human rights defenders, convened jointly by the International Service for Human Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. The discussion will focus on the threats and risks many defenders face, and the role and responsibility of States and corporations in supporting and protecting their work.
 
Panelists:
• Alejandra Ancheita, Director of ProDESC in Mexico and winner of the 2014 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders
• Julie Broome, Director of Programmes with Sigrid Rausing Trust
• Nicolas Patrick, Partner and Head of Pro Bono and Corporate Responsibility with DLA Piper 
• Owen Larter, UK Government Affairs Manager at Microsoft
• Baroness Joyce Anelay, UK Minister of State responsible for human rights (TBC)
 
Moderator:
• Phil Bloomer, Director of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre 
 
For those unable to attend, we invite you to follow the event on Twitter through @ISHRGlobal and @BHRRC via the hashtag #BizHRDs.
When
14 July, 2015 12:30 PM   through   2:30 PM
Location
DLA Piper
3 Noble Street
London, EC2V 7EE
United Kingdom
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