Website of the Group:
Coordinating Committee: Mara Tignino; Mihaela BarnesAngelica Bonfanti; Belen Olmos Giupponi

2017-2018 ANNUAL REPORT 

Future events:

  • Online workshop: ‘Business and Human Rights during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts, Responses and Future Implications’, 9 September 2019. Call for Papers. Programme. 

Past 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.
  • Workshop: ‘Rethinking limited liability in light of the universality of human rights’, ESIL 14th Annual Conference, Manchester, 13 September 2018.
  • 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. 


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Election Schedule:

  • In accordance with ESIL’s by-laws, the IG elected in January 2018 two members for 4 years: Mihaela Barnes; Angelica Bonfanti
    In accordance with ESIL’s by-laws, the IG elected in December 2019 two new members for 4 years: Mara Tignino; Belen Olmos Giupponi
  • The next Coordinating Committee elections are planned for January 2022