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London Launch of the Business and Human Rights Practitioners’ Network and its inaugural event

Discussion | 20 November | London

The Board of the Business and Human Rights Practitioners' Network is pleased to announce that for the inaugural event, Rae Lindsay (Clifford Chance LLP) will chair a distinguished cross-stakeholder panel, including Anna Triponel (Triponel Consulting) Irene Pietropaoli (BIICL) and Tim Cooke-Hurle (Doughty Street Chambers), who will discuss business and human rights in conflict and post-conflict societies. The panel discussion will be followed by drinks and networking.

The Business and Human Rights Practitioners' Network aims to connect professionals from all sectors in the business and human rights field, particularly early to mid-career practitioners. It acts as a forum for those with expertise in business and human rights to share their knowledge. It aims to promote cross-stakeholder debate on business and human rights in a neutral environment. Its mission is to update practitioners on current issues and positively contribute to problem-solving in the field of business and human rights.

The Business and Human Rights Practitioners' Network is an initiative founded by practitioners from legal practice, government, academia, and civil society. Its founders are: Katherine Tyler (Kingsley Napley LLP), Sarah Macrory (Foreign & Commonwealth Office), Patrick Geary (Children's Rights & Business Specialist), Francis West (SHIFT), Lise Smit (British Institute of International and Comparative Law), Lise Johnson (Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment), Dr Nadia Bernaz (Wageningen University), Tim Cooke-Hurle (Doughty Street Chambers), Rachel Chambers (SOAS/University of Connecticut) and Lucy Graham (Amnesty International).

For more information about the event and how to RSVP please follow the link provided below.