Website of the Group:
Coordinating Committee: Marta Bordignon; Mara Tignino; Mihaela BarnesAngelica Bonfanti


Future events:

  • Workshop: ‘Sovereignty and the Extraterritorial Obligations of States under International Human Rights Law’, ESIL 15th Annual Conference, Athens, 12-14 September 2019. Call for Papers. PROGRAMME.

Past events:

  • Workshop: ‘Rethinking limited liability in light of the universality of human rights’, ESIL 14th Annual Conference, Manchester, 13 September 2018. Call for PapersPROGRAMME
  • Meeting: ‘Discussing the emerging research trends in the field of business and Human Rights’Geneva, 26 November 2017. PROGRAMME
  • Workshop: ‘Public Values and Public Goods: How do They Live in the Intersection of Finance and Human Rights?’, ESIL 13th Annual Conference, Naples, 6 September 2017PROGRAMME.
  • Seminar: ‘Finance and Human Rights: Crisis of Accountability and Legitimacy’, co-organised with the Transnational Law Institute King’s College, London, 21 April 2017.
  • Workshop: ‘Non-State Actors, Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals: An Opportunity for International Law in Times of Crisis?’, Riga, 7 September 2016
  • Workshop: ‘Business and Human Rights: International Law and…’, Vienna, 3 September 2014. PROGRAMME. 


In order to be listed as a member of this IG, you need to ensure:

  • You have paid your ESIL membership fee for this year (if not, renew your membership)
  • You have created an online ESIL membership account
  • You have ticked the box next to this IG in the list of groups in your membership account

If you have any doubts about your ESIL membership or your Interest Group membership, please contact the ESIL Secretariat.

Election Schedule:

  • The first Coordinating Committee was elected for 4 years in December 2015: Marta Bordignon, Mara Tignino, Dennis West
  • In accordance with ESIL’s by-laws, the IG elected in January 2018 two new members for 4 years: Mihaela Barnes; Angelica Bonfanti
  • The next Coordinating Committee elections are planned for December 2019.