The Seminar will count with the presence of several national and international specialists on the subject, coming from the academic universe as well as from non-governmental organizations and representatives of governmental and multilateral agencies.
The panelists will be announced soon.
09:45 am | UTC -3
Opening of the International Seminar
10:00 am | UTC -3
Panel - Transnational companies, corporate crimes, human rights and nature and corporate impunity
The table seeks to present the researchers and their respective researches in line 3 of the same name, coordinated by Prof. Manoela Roland (Homa - Brazil) and Prof. Berónica Mercado (Corporación Universitaria del Caribe - Colombia), which is part of the CLACSO WG: Lex Mercatoria, Derechos Humanos y Democracia, coordinated by Prof. Dr. Roland. Adoración Guamán (Universitat de Valéncia - Spain and Homa - Brazil) and Prof. Caroline Proner (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - Brazil and Universidad Pablo de Olavide - Spain)
2:00 pm | UTC -3
Panel - Intersectional perspectives of Human Rights and its defense against violations
How to overcome the challenge of multiple crises? The indigenous, quilombola, and gender perspectives in unison for the realization of Human Rights, which are in the sum of the voices of those who struggle for their rights every day
7:00 pm | UTC -3
Panel - Human Rights Violations and Mining Activity in Rio Doce
The tormenting relationship between Human Rights and Development in the context of mining activity: How can the participation of the people affected in the process of integral reparation of violations be effected?
9:00 am | UTC -3
Panel - How to effect the primacy of Human Rights over Free Trade Agreements and their privileges granted to transnational companies?
Positions and strategies in relation to the European Union-Mercosur Agreement, legal and parliamentary instruments and the relationship with the Binding Treaty
2:00 pm | UTC -3
Simultaneous Working Groups
I - International Agenda Human Rights and Business: strategic litigation and legal instruments;
II - National Public Policies on Human Rights and Business;
III - Violations involving vulnerable groups and communities in the field of Human Rights and Business;
10:30 am | UTC -3
Panel - The Sixth Session of the OEIGWG and the negotiation process of the International Treaty on Business and Human Rights at the United Nations
A review of the development of the binding instrument and the first impressions of the Sixth Session of the OEIGWG in Companies and Human Rights that will take place from 26 to 29 October: the need for a perspective from the Global South
4:00 pm | UTC -3
Panel - Advances and setbacks in the Second Draft of the Treaty on Business and Human Rights
Points currently in focus in the discussion of the global agenda: the importance of monitoring value chains, prior and informed consultation with people, obligations for companies and their effective legal accountability, among other current topics in the discussion of the document.
3:00 pm | UTC -3
Panel - The construction of public policies in Human Rights and Business: dialogues between Parliament and Civil Society
Possibilities of building local public policies on human rights violations by large corporations: how can the Legislative Branch act to build a local agenda with society?
6:00 pm | UTC -3
Closing of the International Seminar
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The event is free of charge and will issue a 25h certificate for those who have presence in at least 75% of the spaces (Panels and GTs).
Submission of papers until November 1st
Registration for participants: until November 9th