OEIGWG Business and Human Rights: Voices and legal proposals from the communities and peoples affected by transnational corporations activities

17/10/2018 @ 13:00 – 14:15
Press room 2
Dr. Gonzalo Berron, Associate Fellow of the Transnational Institute, an international research and advocacy institute based in Amsterdam. 
He is coordinating an international group of jurists within the Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity that has presented a draft a proposal for the Treaty on transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises which is under discussion in Geneva.
– Tchenna Maso, is a member of Via Campesina Brasil and the Movement of those Affected by Dams (MAB, for its Portuguese initials). 
She is giving voice to communities affected by large-scale infrastructure and extractive projects in Brazil, like the Bento Rodrigues dam, which suffered a catastrophic failure in November 2015.
– Mary Ann Manahan,  is a feminist activist researcher and campaigner based in Quezon City, Philippines. 
She is a member of the World March of Women- Philippines, a grassroots action network that works to eliminate the root causes of poverty and violence against women and struggles against all forms of inequality and discrimination directed at women.

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