Livestream: Discussion with John Ruggie on the 10th Anniversary of ‘his’ Guiding Principles
June 21st, 2021 - 4pm CEST
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the endorsement of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by the UN Human Rights Council, the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) and the ESIL Interest Group on International Human Rights Law are organizing an online conversation with John Ruggie (Harvard University), the author of the Guiding Principles. Professor Ruggie will be interviewed by Pierre Thielbörger (IFHV). Together with Anita Ramasastry (University of Washington) and Robert McCorquodale (University of Nottingham), they will discuss the past, present, and future of the Guiding Principles. The event is supported by the European Society of International Law (ESIL).
The webinar will take place on June 21st, 2021 at 4 pm CEST (10 am EDT).
- Prof. John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Affiliated Professor in International Legal Studies at Harvard Law School.
- Prof. Pierre Thielbörger, Chair for Public Law and International Law at Ruhr-University Bochum and Executive Director at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict.
- Prof. Anita Ramasastry, Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable International Development Graduate Program at the University of Washington School of Law.
- Prof. Robert McCorquodale, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham, barrister at Brick Court Chambers, London and Founder of Inclusive Law, a consultancy on business and human rights.