The CEE&CA Summer Academy on Human Rights and Business Webinars series 2022

The CEE&CA Summer Academy on Human Rights and Business Webinars series 2022

Join us for a series of four webinars on Human Rights and Business, each dedicated to a specific issue, presented through the CEE & CA perspective.

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📌 WEBINAR #1: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – Challenges and How to Answer Them
27 October 2022 ⏰ 12:30 – 14:00 CET

👤 HOST:
– Dr Olena Uvarova; Head of the International Lab on BHR at Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University
👥 SPEAKERS:
– Dr Khalida Azhigulova, the UN and OSCE/ODIHR International Consultant on Promoting Women’s Rights, Kazakhstan
– Iryna Fedorovych, Director of the NGO Center „Social Action”, Researcher and Trainer on Human Rights, Non-discrimination and Inclusion
– Beata Faracik, Co-founder and President of the Board at the Polish Institute for Human Rights and Business
– Kamil Kuhr, Associate Director, Learning Technology & Inclusion, AstraZeneca
– Małgorzata Chrzanowska-Rokacz, D&I and External Relations Expert
– Anna Kompanek, Director, Global Programs, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

➡ During the webinar we will also launch the English and the Russian version of the D&I Toolkit (so far available in Polish):
* Diversity and inclusive culture step-by-step. A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR ORGANIZATIONS
* Разнообразие и инклюзивная культура: “шаг за шагом”. ПРАКТИЧЕСКОЕ РУКОВОДСТВО ДЛЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИЙ
* Różnorodność i kultura włączająca krok po kroku. PRZEWODNIK PRAKTYCZNY DLA ORGANIZACJI

📌 WEBINAR #2: Ethical Principles of Business and NGO Cooperation
08 November 2022 ⏰ 14:30 – 16:00 CET

👤HOST:
– Beata Faracik; Co-founder and President of the Board at the Polish Institute for Human Rights and Business
👥 SPEAKERS:
– Sævar Ari Finnbogason, Board Member, Alda -Association for Sustainable Democracy; the University of Iceland
– Katarzyna Batko-Tołuć, Vicepresident and Programme Director of Watchdog Polska.

📌 WEBINAR #3: Holding Corporations Accountable. Impact of Jurisprudence and Non-judicial Mechanisms.
24 November 2022 ⏰ 14:30– 16:00 CET

👤 HOST:
– Dr Olena Uvarova; Head of the International Lab on BHR at Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University
👥 SPEAKERS:
– Dr Ekaterina Aristova; Leverhulme Early Career Fellow | Bonavero Institute of Human Rights
Faculty of Law | University of Oxford
– Bartosz Kwiatkowski | Director of the Frank Bold Foundation

📌 WEBINAR #4: Children Rights and Business
06 December 2022 ⏰ 13:30 – 15:00 CET

👥 SPEAKERS:
– Gamze Erdem Türkelli, Assistant Professor, the Law and Development Research Group, University of Antwerp
– Sigurveig Þórhallsdóttir, The Office of the Icelandic Ombudsman for Children;
– Olya Nikol, BHR Expert

  • The webinars are free of charge and are open to anyone who is interested in the topic and registers for the event.
  • English – Russian simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
  • All webinars will be held on zoom.
  • The link to the event will be provided only to the registered participants.

The webinars are part of a project Lighthouse-keepers: Business and Human Rights Cooperation Network led by the Polish Institute for Human Rights and Business (PIHRB) in partnership with the Ukrainian Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (Ukrainian: Національний юридичний університет імені Ярослава Мудрого), the Icelandic Association for Sustainable Democracy – Alda (Icelandic: Alda – félag um sjálfbærni og lýðræði), the Icelandic Ombudsman for Children (Icelandic: Umboðsmaður barna).

The project benefits from a grant under the Active Citizens – Regional Fund from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, through EEA Grants.

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