Webinar: Due diligence in fragile contexts - how can we act responsibly?
Join us on the 13th October at 1.00-3.00 PM when Danish Initiative for Ethical Trade invites to a webinar on how to act responsibly in fragile states and conflict areas in accordance with the international standards for responsible business conduct.
Over the last decade, the number of civil wars has almost tripled, peaking in 2016 with 53 countries experiencing conflict. The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights has highlighted the challenges faced by companies in conflict-affected contexts. and the need for enhanced human rights due diligence in conflict environments. Meanwhile, responsible business offering livelihoods and economic can also contribute to peace and development.
At the webinar you will meet:
Najib Bajali, Head of policy and practice – Peace Economies at International Alert presenting the conflict and human rights impact assessment (CHRIA) tool from International Alerts Human Rights Due Diligence in Conflict affected settings - Guidance for extractives industries.
Gladys Nairuba, Programme Officer – Active Citizenship at DanChurchAid, presenting aspects of meaningful stakeholder dialogue in conflict or fragile contexts. How are the right stakeholders and their representatives identified, and how is a meaningful dialogue conducted?
Christian Friis Bach, founder of warfair, a Danish company trading with local farmers and companies in conflict-affected countries. Christian Friis Bach will present warfairs Complaints Mechanism.