Using International Criminal Law to Combat Business Human Rights Abuses and Corruption | May 19, 2015‏

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International Criminal Law as a Tool to Combat Business Human Rights Abuses and Corruption

A Free, non-CLE teleconference proudly presented by
ABA Section of International Law
International Human Rights Committee
International Criminal Law Committee

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

 

 

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Business and Human Rights is a new frontier on the international stage. While domestic U.S. legislation has attempted to curb corruption recent court rulings have limited accountability for human rights violations by business entities.  This teleconference, explores whether international criminal law and international judicial mechanisms are the most effective and viable means to suppress and punish such violations. The speakers are thought leaders on anti-corruption efforts, human rights and responding to these pressing matters through the use of international criminal law and international courts. Is it time for an international anti-corruption court to prosecute individuals responsible for grand corruption and mass violations of human rights? To pose questions to the speakers at the end of the discussion email  your question(s) to inthumrights@gmail.com

Speakers:

  • Anita Ramasastry, Professor, University of Washington School of Law

  • Roey Rosenblith, Executive Director, Not In My Country, Lead Coordinator, Campaign for International Anti-Corruption Court

  • John Washburn, Convener, American Non-Governmental Organizations Coalition for the International Criminal Court, Co-Chair of the Washington Working Group on the International Criminal Court

Moderator:

  • Zorka Milin, Senior Legal Advisor, Global Witness

 

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