Access to Remedy: Judicial (Litigation Focus) and Non-Judicial Mechanisms - Day 1 (PM)

3 CPD points

Day 1 afternoon - Access to Remedy: Judicial (Litigation Focus) and Non-Judicial Mechanisms 

(Please see The International Investment Regime for Day 1 morning and Global Supply Chains on 22 September for Day 2 )

These seminars aim to provide an advanced understanding of how law and regulation relate to current debates about corporate responsibility and the intersection of business with human rights. What would constitute an ideal regulatory and remedial framework on the human rights impacts of business activity? What legal, commercial, political or social forces and factors shape these issues in practice?
The seminars analyse the source, nature, content and practical significance of legal, regulatory, self-regulatory and other frameworks governing the ways in which business actors and activities might affect human rights. The course is of relevance to policymakers, regulators, corporate and financial executives, those in civil society, the media, and the legal profession.

Facilitated by Associate Professor Justine Nolan (Associate Dean (Academic), Deputy Director - Australian Human Rights Centre)

2.00-5.00pm

The right to an effective remedy is an essential component of human rights. The third pillar of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights demands access to judicial or non-judicial remedies. However, to date the mechanisms employed to provide effective remedies vary greatly in both their scope and effectiveness. This class will focus on examples of both judicial (for example litigation) and non-judicial (for example, the OECD national contact points) mechanisms for redressing corporate human rights violations. 

Venue

UNSW Law
Room 101, Level 1, Law Building
Kensington NSW 2052