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OHCHR Press Conference
Date: 4 December 2012
14:30 - 15:15
Organization: OHCHR
Location: Room III
Subject: On the opening of the first UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, the Chair of the Working Group will be joined by a distinguished panel of speakers to discuss their goals for the Forum and the progress and challenges in advancing the business and human rights agenda.



On the opening of the first UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, the Chair of the Working Group will be joined by a distinguished panel of speakers to discuss their goals for the Forum and the progress and challenges in advancing the business and human rights agenda.
  • Mr. Puvan Selvanathan, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights
  • Professor John Ruggie, Former Special Representative to the Secretary-General on Human Rights and Business, Chairperson of the first Forum on Business and Human Rights
  • Mr. Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, US Department of State
  • Ms. Debbie Stothard, Deputy Secretary-General of FIDH and Coordinator of ALTSEAN-Burma


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