THE COST OF IMPUNITY: THE CROSS-REGIONAL FIGHT OF AFFECTED COMMUNITIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS FOR EFFECTIVE REMEDIES
What: WILPF is cosponsoring the side event on “The Cost of Impunity: The Cross-regional Fight of Affected Communities and Human Rights Defenders for Effective Remedies”, at the third session of the UN open-ended intergovernmental working group (IGWG) on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, which runs from 23-27 October 2017.
This side event will bring together experiences of human rights defenders from different regions in order to demonstrate the need for specific language in the international instrument that addresses the risks and challenges faced by defenders on the ground, including the specific ones faced by women human rights defenders.
When: 25 October 2017, 13:00-15:00
Where: Palais des Nations, United Nations, Geneva, Room XXII
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