Featured Speakers

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Fernanda Hopenhaym

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Robert McCorquodale

Robert McCorquodale

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Pichamon Yeophantong

Pichamon Yeophantong

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Damilola Olawuyi

Damilola Olawuyi

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Gen NAKATANI


Government of Japan
Special Advisor to the Prime Minister
avatar for Reem Alsalem

Reem Alsalem

Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls, its causes and consequences
avatar for Michel Forst

Michel Forst

Special Rapporteur on Environmental Defenders under the Aarhus...
avatar for Asako Okai

Asako Okai

UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and...
avatar for Roberto Suarez Santos

Roberto Suarez Santos

International Organisation of Employers
avatar for Francisco Cali

Francisco Cali

United Nations Special Procedure
Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples
avatar for Sanda Ojiambo

Sanda Ojiambo

UN Global Compact
CEO & Executive Director
avatar for Tina Stavrinaki

Tina Stavrinaki

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
avatar for José Manuel López

José Manuel López

Comités de Cuenca Río Sonora
avatar for Mirvari Gahramanli

Mirvari Gahramanli

Oil Workers’ Rights Protection Organization
Founder and Chairperson


avatar for Angelini, Antonella

Angelini, Antonella

Postdoctoral fellow
avatar for Oyeniyi Omo Abe

Oyeniyi Omo Abe

Huddersfield Business School, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Lecturer in Law
avatar for Namit Agarwal

Namit Agarwal

World Benchmarking Alliance
Social Transformation Lead
avatar for Haajarah Ahmed

Haajarah Ahmed

International Council on Mining and Metals - ICMM
avatar for Nada Al-Nashif

Nada Al-Nashif

United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Jandyra Uehara Alves

Jandyra Uehara Alves

Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT) Brazil
Secretária Nacional de Políticas Sociais e Direitos Humanos
avatar for Maurice Amollo

Maurice Amollo

Mercy Corps
Technical Director
avatar for Househam Anita

Househam Anita

Director of Human Rights
avatar for Greg Asbed

Greg Asbed

Coalition of Immokalee Workers
avatar for Zarina Bakenova

Zarina Bakenova

North Caspian Operating Company n.v.
General Manager Government and External Relations
avatar for Joanne Bauer

Joanne Bauer

Rights CoLab
avatar for Lucas Benitez

Lucas Benitez

Coalition of Immokalee Workers
avatar for Brent Bergeron

Brent Bergeron

Pan American Silver
Senior Vice President, corporate affairs and sustainability
avatar for Andres Bermudez-Lievano

Andres Bermudez-Lievano

Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP)
Environmental Journalist

Barbara Bijelic

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Legal Expert, Responsible Business Conduct
avatar for Wolfgang Bindseil

Wolfgang Bindseil

German Foreign Office
Head of Division, Business and Human Rights
avatar for Philipp Bremer

Philipp Bremer

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Middle East & North Africa
avatar for Néstor Javier Caicedo

Néstor Javier Caicedo

Barranquilla Commune of San Javier
avatar for Benito Calixto

Benito Calixto

Indigenous Caucus
avatar for Joan Carling

Joan Carling

Indigenous Peoples Rights International (IPRI)
Global Executive Director
avatar for Denia Castillo

Denia Castillo

Red de Abogadas Defensoras de Derechos Humanos
Coordinadora del equipo de litigio de la Red de Abogadas
avatar for France Castro

France Castro

House of Representatives, Philippines
House Deputy Minority Leader
avatar for Nada Chaiyajit

Nada Chaiyajit

Manushya Foundation
Human Rights Campaign Advisor
avatar for Rafael Chaves

Rafael Chaves

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS
Chief Sustainability Officer
avatar for Diana Asonaba Dapaah

Diana Asonaba Dapaah

Office Of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice
Deputy Attorney-General and Minister for Justice of Ghana
avatar for Mac Darrow

Mac Darrow

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Representative, Washington DC
avatar for Alejandro Dávalos

Alejandro Dávalos

Deputy Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the UN in Geneva, Chargé d’Affaires, on behalf of the Chair-Rapporteur of the OEIGWG on TNCs and OBEs
Deputy Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the UN in Geneva, on...
avatar for Bambang Iriana Djajaatmadja

Bambang Iriana Djajaatmadja

Secretary of Directorate General of Human Rights
Ministry of Law and Human Rights of Republic Indonesia

Federica Donati

Sustainable Human Development Section, Special Procedures Branch, OHCHR
avatar for Nittaya Earkanna-Mee

Nittaya Earkanna-Mee

Inter Mountain Peoples Education and Culture in Thailand Association (IMPECT)
avatar for Isabel Ebert

Isabel Ebert

OHCHR B-Tech / University of St. Gallen

Cynthia C. Echeverria

DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans
Director, Trade Policy, Trade and Economic Security
avatar for Anniken Enersen

Anniken Enersen

Permanent Mission of Norway
Minister-Counsellor (Human Rights)
avatar for Demetrio Pacheco Estaca

Demetrio Pacheco Estaca

Tambopata Reserve Management Committee (Peru)
avatar for Riyad FAKHRI


Université Hassan 1er · faculty of law Juris Doctor
Legal Professor
avatar for Beata Faracik

Beata Faracik

Polish Institute for Human Rights and Business
Co-Founder and President of the Board
avatar for Mounir El Fassi

Mounir El Fassi

League of Arab States
Head, Human Rights Department
avatar for Wensislaus Fatubun

Wensislaus Fatubun

Anthropologist, Papuan EHRD and filmmaker
avatar for Ana  Fontes

Ana Fontes

RME e Instituto RME
avatar for Mary Beth Gallagher

Mary Beth Gallagher

Domini Impact Investments
Director of Engagement
avatar for Pedro Villela  Campanema Garcia

Pedro Villela Campanema Garcia

Social Responsibility Manager
avatar for Erika George

Erika George

University of Utah
Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law
avatar for Graham Givens

Graham Givens

Foodbuy USA
Sr. Sustainability Manager
avatar for Edgardo Rodríguez Gómez

Edgardo Rodríguez Gómez

Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Peru
Director of Human Rights
avatar for Dulcy Maria Cotes Van- grieken

Dulcy Maria Cotes Van- grieken

organización indígena Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuú
avatar for Benito Calixto Guzmán

Benito Calixto Guzmán

Indigenous Caucus Representative
avatar for Noor Hamadeh

Noor Hamadeh

International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)
Advocacy Counsel
avatar for Roselyn Hanzi

Roselyn Hanzi

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)
Executive Director
avatar for Toby Hewitt

Toby Hewitt

Gemfields Group Limited
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
avatar for Gabrielle Holly

Gabrielle Holly

Danish Institute for Human Rights
Senior Adviser
avatar for Renate Hornung-Draus

Renate Hornung-Draus

The Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA)
BDA Managing Director, Economic and International Affairs and IOE...
avatar for Lisa Ko-En Hsin

Lisa Ko-En Hsin

University of Oxford
Research Fellow
avatar for Pillkyu Hwang

Pillkyu Hwang

GongGam Human Rights Law Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Sonya Janahi

Sonya Janahi

Maya La Chocolaterie & The Living Concepts
Founder & CEO
avatar for Khunan Jargalsaikhan

Khunan Jargalsaikhan

National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia
Chief Commissioner
avatar for Hina Jilani

Hina Jilani

United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
avatar for Ashwini K.P.

Ashwini K.P.

Special Procedures
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism
avatar for Claude Kabemba

Claude Kabemba

Southern Africa Resource Watch
Executive Director
avatar for Eric Kajemba

Eric Kajemba

Observatoire pour la Gouvernance et la Paix (OGP)
avatar for Ndanga Kamau

Ndanga Kamau

Triple R Alliance
Grievance Management Adviser
avatar for Gerald Kankya

Gerald Kankya

Twerwabeho Listeners Club
Team Leader
avatar for Claris Kariuki

Claris Kariuki

Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice
Senior State Counsel
avatar for Harpreet Kaur

Harpreet Kaur

UNDP Asia-Pacific
Business and Human Rights Specialist

Zsofia Kerecsen

Directorate General for Justice, European Commission
Team leader – Corporate governance
avatar for Chantelle Khan

Chantelle Khan

Social Empowerment and Education Program (SEEP Fiji)
Executive Director
avatar for Gayarati Khandhadai

Gayarati Khandhadai

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
Head of Technology and Human Rights
avatar for Lindo Khuzwayo

Lindo Khuzwayo

Anglo American Platinum
Strategic Engagement Principal
avatar for Zoe Kibbey

Zoe Kibbey

Associate Director, Global Inclusion and Diversity
avatar for Olena Kolobrodova

Olena Kolobrodova

Ombudsperson Office of Ukraine
Representative of the Ombudsman on Social and Economic Rights
avatar for Markus Krajewski

Markus Krajewski

University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
avatar for Julieta Lamberti

Julieta Lamberti

Director of Research
avatar for Adrian Lasimbang

Adrian Lasimbang

Community Development & Regenerative Farming VERDE Resources (Malaysia)
avatar for Anton Leppik

Anton Leppik

Pan-European Regional Council Executive Secretary
avatar for Caroline Omari Lichuma

Caroline Omari Lichuma

University of Luxembourg
Research and Development Specialist
avatar for Rae Lindsay

Rae Lindsay

Clifford Chance LLP

Lihle Mabuza

Department of International Relations and Cooperation, South Africa
Foreign Service Officer
avatar for Navarro Juarez Magdalena

Navarro Juarez Magdalena

Regional Collective in Defense of Forests and Territory
avatar for Krizel Patolot Malabanan

Krizel Patolot Malabanan

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights Secretariat
avatar for Ricardo Pérez Manrique

Ricardo Pérez Manrique

Inter-American Court of Human Rights
avatar for Ana Maria Gafaro Martinez

Ana Maria Gafaro Martinez

Corte de Constitucionalidad de Colombia
Magistrada Auxiliar
avatar for Theonila Roka Matbob

Theonila Roka Matbob

Autonomous Bougainville Government
Minister for Education and Member for Ioro Constituency
avatar for Timothée Mbuya

Timothée Mbuya

Justicia Asbl
avatar for Patricia McCullagh

Patricia McCullagh

Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations
Deputy Permanent Representative
avatar for Doug McMurdo

Doug McMurdo

Bedford Borough Council
Ward Councillor
avatar for Siniša Milatović

Siniša Milatović

Business and Human Rights Specialist
avatar for Shahida Mariyam Mohamed

Shahida Mariyam Mohamed

National Federation of Maldivian Employers
Vice President

Carolina De Moura

Human rights defender and film protagonist
avatar for Yvonne Muthoni

Yvonne Muthoni

Open For Business
avatar for Diel Mochire Mwenge

Diel Mochire Mwenge

Pygmee Batwa Bambuti Babuluko
Member of the Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Fund for...
avatar for Monica Ndoen

Monica Ndoen

Indigenous Peoples' Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN)
Special Envoy to the Secretary General
avatar for Peter Nestor

Peter Nestor

Global Head of Human Rights
avatar for Justine Nolan

Justine Nolan

Australian Institute for Human Rights
avatar for Adriano Nuvunga

Adriano Nuvunga

Centro para Democrazia et la Desenvolvimento CDD, Mozambique
avatar for Mercy Obonyo

Mercy Obonyo

Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI)
Program Officer, Business and Human Rights & Sustainable Development...

Mae Ocampo

Protection International
Executive Director
avatar for Carolina Olarte-Bácares

Carolina Olarte-Bácares

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
avatar for Florencia S. Wegher Osci

Florencia S. Wegher Osci

Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina
Lecturer and Researcher | Universidad Nacional del Litoral
avatar for Nadia Owusu

Nadia Owusu

Ubuntu Development Network
Youth Advocate
avatar for Nareeluc Pairchaiyapoom

Nareeluc Pairchaiyapoom

Ministry of Justice of Thailand
Director of International Human Rights Division The Department of...
avatar for Sonia Astuhuamán Pardavé

Sonia Astuhuamán Pardavé

Consejo Indígena Andino (CIAP)
Coordinadora de la Mujer
avatar for Tomas Pascual

Tomas Pascual

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Human Rights Director
avatar for Claudia Paz y Paz

Claudia Paz y Paz

Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional · Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)
Director of the Central America and Mexico Program,
avatar for Anouska Perram

Anouska Perram

Stichting Forest Peoples Programme
avatar for Hannah Peters

Hannah Peters

Head of Unit Natural Resources

Amara Pongsapich

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)
Thailand Representative
avatar for Andre Ribeiro Porciuncula

Andre Ribeiro Porciuncula

the Federal Public Defenders’ Office (DPU) of Brazil
National Defender for Human Rights
avatar for Edward Porokwa

Edward Porokwa

The Pastoralists Indigenous Non Governmental Organization's Forum (PINGO's Forum)
Executive Director
avatar for Sebastien Porter

Sebastien Porter

European Commission, Directorate-General for International Partnerships
Project Officer
avatar for Emilie Palamy Pradichit

Emilie Palamy Pradichit

Manushya Foundation
Founder & Executive Director
avatar for Brahm Press

Brahm Press

MAP Foundation
avatar for Paloma Muñoz Quick

Paloma Muñoz Quick

Global Lead, Financial Services and Human Rights
avatar for Humberto Cantú Rivera

Humberto Cantú Rivera

Instituto de Derechos Humanos y Empresas, Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM)
avatar for Virginie Rouas

Virginie Rouas

Asser Institute
avatar for Artur Sakunts

Artur Sakunts

Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly
avatar for Helder Salomão

Helder Salomão

Câmara dos Deputados do Brazil
avatar for Priyanka Samy

Priyanka Samy

National Federation of Dalit Women (NFDW), India
Youth Convenor
avatar for Livio Sarandrea

Livio Sarandrea

Global Advisor Business and Human Rights
avatar for Elsa Savourey

Elsa Savourey

Principles for Responsible Investement
Director, Sustainability Outcomes and SDGs
avatar for Marie-Laura Schmitt

Marie-Laura Schmitt

German Federal Foreign Office
Desk Officer, Business and Human Rights
avatar for Marie-Laura Schmitt

Marie-Laura Schmitt

German Federal Foreign Office, Business and Human Rights Division
avatar for Nizar Ben Sghaier

Nizar Ben Sghaier

Presidence du gouvernement , République tunisienne
General Director
avatar for Ben Shea

Ben Shea

UN Human Rights (OHCHR)
Associate Human Rights Officer
avatar for Radiatu Haja Sheriff-Kahnplaye

Radiatu Haja Sheriff-Kahnplaye

Green Advocates International (GAI)
avatar for Ramkrishna Sinha

Ramkrishna Sinha

Pride Circle & Rainbow Bazaar
avatar for Ella Skybenko

Ella Skybenko

Business and Human Rights Resource Center
Senior Researcher & Representative for Eastern Europe & Central Asia


International Advocacy Coordinator
avatar for Biljana Solakovska-Mihajlovska

Biljana Solakovska-Mihajlovska

Fair Wear
Regional Coordinator Eastern Europe
avatar for Suzanne Spears

Suzanne Spears

Paxus LLP
Founding Partner
avatar for Alejandra Collette Spinetti

Alejandra Collette Spinetti

Colectivo Trans del Uruguay
avatar for Nathalie Stadelmann

Nathalie Stadelmann

UN Human Rights Geneva
Human Rights Officer
avatar for Aidan O' Sullivan

Aidan O' Sullivan

European Ombudsman
Chef de Cabinet
avatar for Matthias Thorns

Matthias Thorns

Deputy Secretary General
avatar for Kristel Tonstad

Kristel Tonstad

OECD National Contact Point - Norway
Policy Director
avatar for Anna Triponel

Anna Triponel

Human Level

Volker Türk

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Volker Türk

Volker Türk

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Deniz Utlu

Deniz Utlu

German Institute for Human Rights
Senior Policy Adviser
avatar for Olena Uvarova

Olena Uvarova

Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine
Head of Business and Human Rights Lab

Ben Vanpeperstraete

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights
Senior Legal Advisor
avatar for Jenny Vaughan

Jenny Vaughan

Human Rights Director
avatar for Ngoun Vedtey

Ngoun Vedtey

Not1More, Cambodia
Environmental activist
avatar for Federico Villegas

Federico Villegas

Human Rights Council
President of the Human Rights Council
avatar for Victor Van Vuuren

Victor Van Vuuren

International Labour Organization
OIC ADG for Jobs and Protection
avatar for Louise Vytopil

Louise Vytopil

Senior Manager Business & Human Rights

Margaret Wachenfeld

Themis Research
Managing Director
avatar for Romchat Wachirarattanakornkul

Romchat Wachirarattanakornkul

OHCHR, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Human Rights, Climate Change and Environment Focal Point
avatar for Chanan Weissman

Chanan Weissman

U.S. Department of State
Section Lead, Internet Freedom & Business and Human Rights
avatar for Lene Wendland

Lene Wendland

Chief Business and Human Rights
avatar for Ncumisa Willie

Ncumisa Willie

Senior Manager– Digital Human Right
avatar for Lara Wolters

Lara Wolters

European Parliament
avatar for Pam Wood

Pam Wood

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Manager, Human Rights and Responsible Supply Chains
avatar for Andrés Zaragoza

Andrés Zaragoza

Business and Human Rights programme manager