Human Rights & Business Events and Conferences Winter 2019

Events and conferences are a great platform to stay updated on the topic and in touch with colleagues and experts. We made an overview of upcoming business and human rights conferences and events for you!

Best wishes,

Team Löning

JANUARY 2019
07.01.2019-18.01.2019: 6th Winter Course on Human Rights and Asia, organized by Seoul National University Human Rights Center in Seoul
09.01.2019-10.01.2019: „Designing Tomorrow“ ESCP Europe’s Conference on Sustainable Innovation – Collaborative Platform for Business, Government and Civil Society 2019 in Berlin
10.01.2019: Sustainable Development Network Evening, organized by Workday in the ImpactHub in Munich
15.01.2019: Lange Nacht des Deutschen Menschenrechts-Films, organized by Amnesty International in Berlin
15.01-17.01.2019: NEONYT – Global Hub for Fashion, Sustainability and Innovation, organized by Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH in Berlin
16.01.2019: Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda: Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality, intercessional meeting organised by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
19.01.2019-20.01.2019: 2nd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Global Issues in Social Sciences & Business and Economics GSBE-19, Organized by ARS in Barcelona, Spain
21.01.2019: Unternehmenscoaching „Wasserrisiken und Water Stewardship – Wassermanagement entlang der Wertschöpfungskette“, organized by the German Global Compact Network, WWF Germany, Partnership for Sustainable Textiles in Frankfurt, Germany
24.01.2019-25.01.2019: Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference 2019 (TOURISM4SDGS19), organized by Institute of Development Studies – Massey University in Albany Oakland, New Zealand
26.01.2019-27.01.2019: Heldenmarkt Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany
28.01.2019-01.02.2019: Doing Business Right Winter Academy – The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: From theory to practice, organized by T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague

FEBRUARY 2019
05.02.2019: Edie Sustainable Leaders Forum 2019, organized by edie in London
07.02.2019-08.02.2019: SDG Conference at the University at Bergen in Belgium
07.02.2019-08.02.2019: Protecting Families and Children’s Rights, organized by the Academy of European Law in Strasbourg, France
08.02.2019: The state of corporate sustainability disclosure under the EU NFR Directive, organized by Frank Bold in Brussels, Belgium
09.02.2019-10.02.2019: 1st LAWASIA Human Rights Conference 2019. State Power, Business and Human Rights: Contemporary Challenges, organized by Lawasia in New Delhi, India
12.02.2019-13.02.2019: The Supply Chain Summit Series, organized by Assent in San Diego
13.02.2019-14.02.2019: OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector, organized by the OECD in Paris, France
18.02.2019: Jahresempfang des BVMW 2019, organized by BVMW in Berlin
19.02.2019-20.02.2019: Conference: Code 8.7 – Using computational science & AI to end modern slavery, organized by Delta 8.7 in New York City, USA
20.02.2019-21.02.2019: 5. Zukunftsforum Globalisierung: „Nachhaltige Lieferketten“, organized by Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung in Berlin, Germany
21.02.2019: Konferenz: CSR-Reporting in Zeiten der Berichtspflicht, organized by IÖW and future in Berlin, Germany
26.02.2019: Shared Space Under Pressure: Business Support for Civic Freedoms and Human Rights Defenders, organized by Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxford Business and Human Rights Network and Business and Human Rights Resource Centre in Oxford, UK

MARCH 2019
01.03.2019: Is Responsible Recruitment a challenge in the European context?, organized by M&S, Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and The Consumer Goods Forum in London, UK
02.03.2019-03.03.2019: Heldenmarkt Nürnberg, organized by Forum Futura UG in Nürnberg
18.03.2019-19.03.2019: 7th Responsible Business Summit, organized by Ethical Cooperation in New York City, USA
20.03.2019: SDG Investment Forum – Brazil, organized by the UN Global Compact in in Sao Paolo, Brazil
20.03.2019: nachhaltig.digital Jahreskongress 2019, organized by DBU Zentrum für Umweltkommunikation in Osnabrück
21.03.2019: DGCN Teilnehmerkonferenz, organized by the UN Global Compact in Berlin
28.03.2019: UPJ Jahrestagung, organized by UPJ in Berlin, Germany

APRIL 2019
02.04.2019-03.04.2019: How Businesses can tackle modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking, organized by Innovation Forum in London, UK
03.04.2019: Deutsches CSR-Forum 2019, in Stuttgart
05.04.2019: Lange Nacht des Deutschen Menschenrechts-Films, organized by Amnesty International in Stuttgart, Germany
06.04.2019-07.04.2019: Heldenmarkt München, organized by Forum Futura UG in Munich
09.04.2019-10.04.2019: Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference, organized by Innovation Forum in Amsterdam
11.04.2019-12.04.2019: Business & Human Rights Young Researchers Summit, organized by the Institute for Business Ethics (University of St. Gallen) in St. Gallen, Switzerland
25.04.-28.04.2019: Fair Handeln 2019, organized by Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH in Stuttgart
30.04.2019-01.05.2019: How business can tackle modern slavery, forced labor and human trafficking, organized by Innovation Forum in New York City

MAY 2019
02.05.2019-04.05.2019: Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development, organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign
06.05.2019: Soziale Verantwortung im Lieferantenmanagement (CSR, SA 8000), organized by DNV GL in Essen

JUNE 2019
10.06.2019-12.06.2019: 18th Responsible Business Summit Europe, organized by Ethical Cooperation in London, UK
10.06.2019-12.06.2019: 17th WASD Annual International Conference, organized by the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya
24.06.2019-25.06.2019: Human Rights Conference, organized by World Pride NYC in New York City, USA

JULY 2019
09.07.2019-18.07.2019: High-level political forum on sustainable development 2019, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in Geneva

SEPTEMBER 2019
26.09.2019-27.09.2019: The Supply Chain Summit Series, organized by Assent in London

NOVEMBER 2019
14.11.2019-15.11.2019: The Supply Chain Summit Series, organized by Assent in Chicago
25.11.2019-27.11.2019: Forum on Business and Human Rights / 8th session, organized by the OHCHR in Geneva