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3RD Annual National Conference n Economic, Social And Cultural Rights

3RD Annual National Conference n Economic, Social And Cultural Rights

Event Details

  • Location / Venue:
    Makerere University Main Hall
    Event Date:
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:00 to Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 05:00
    Event Theme:
    Business and Human Rights in Uganda: Accountability V. Social Responsibility for corporate abuses
    Event Objectives:
    a) To disseminate to all stakeholders the baseline study on corporate accountability in Uganda, focusing particularly on case-studies of abuse, laws, policies, regulations and practices relevant to Uganda and how these feed into the international legal and policy framework and responses; b) To explore the international comparative approaches in the area of business and human rights, focusing particularly on the subject of National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights with a view of underlining best practices and lessons; c) To support consideration by stakeholders of the merits of pursuing development of a NAP in Uganda; d) To review, develop and adopt strategies relevant to promoting greater accountability for human rights in the context of business by both state and non-state actors; e) To strengthen and expand the Uganda Consortium on Corporate Accountability (UCCA), as well as network and build synergies amongst relevant stakeholders in the area of business and human rights.
    Contact Person:
    Shifa Mwesigye
    Telephone:
    +256701250805
    Email:
    smwesigye@globalrightsalert.org