Public Discussion – Business and Human Rights

Date: April 5, at 18:00

Venue: Ilia State University Book House Ligamus (32 Chavchavadze Ave.)

The East-West Management Institute (EWMI) Advancing CSO Capacities and Engaging Society for Sustainability (ACCESS) project, Civil Development Agency (CiDA) and Ilia State University School of Law, in cooperation with EWMI Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG) Activity are organizing public discussion – Business and Human Rights. 


18:00 – 18:15    Human rights in the context of corporate social responsibility – Salome Zurabishvili, Corporate                                   Social Responsibility Manager at CiDA and a local contact person for the Georgian network of the                                       UN Global Compact

18:15 – 18:30    Human rights impact assessment tools (HRIA) for the private sector – case of Geocell/Teliasonera

                              Sopho Tabatadze,  Ethics and Compliance Officer at Geocell

18:30 – 18:45  Public Defender’s mandate in the area of business and human rights

                              Niko Tatulashvili, the head of International Relations and Communications Department, Public                                    Defender’s Office

18:45 – 19:00     Business and labor rights

                              Lina Ghvinianidze, Social Rights Program Director, Human Rights Education and Monitoring                                       Center (EMC)

19:00 – 20:00   Discussion

Moderator – Tamar Gurchiani, associate professor and PROLoG supported Human Rights Chair at Ilia State University School of Law, EWMI ACCESS Capacity Development Manager


Working language – Georgian

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