Business and Human Rights

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Bangkok Thailand

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Course Overview:

A number of intergovernmental instruments and codes stress the need for the private sector to engage with human rights within their own operations and their sphere of influence. This module concentrates on a range of human rights issues, complicity risks and ways in which businesses can approach them. Case studies will be used to explore the role of the private sector in the protection of human rights and will be equipped with practical tools for implementation.

The course will help participants to:

  • Recognise the role of the private sector in contributing to the protection of human rights
  • Identify key human rights risks within the business and along the value change
  • Use practical tools to protect human rights and empower women and minority groups
The course costs 54.000 THB (approx. 1750 USD).

This course is part of the Professional Masters Programme in CSR jointly delivered by the Asian Institute of Technology and CSR Asia. Participants can take this course as a stand-alone course and earn credits that can subsequently count towards the Professional Master’s Degree in CSR.

For more details, please click here: http://www.csr-asia.com/CSR_Master’sDegree.php

Registration:

To apply please submit the following to csrcenter@ait.asia:

- Resume

- Letter of Motivation

- Billing address

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Supporting Organisations

ABB
Asia Plantation Capital
Diamond Energy
Basf
City Developments Ltd
DNV-GL
Geocycle
Sindicatum
Olam