14th January 2010
What is this event about?
Human rights and the global economy depend on one another. Human rights need the economy as a means to an end. The economy needs human rights as an essential moral compass. Globalisation is a civilising force that is also a force that must be civilised.
Rights advocates need to come to terms with how the economy works if they are to have any influence over it. Economists, financiers and industrialists' every action impacts on human rights; sometimes positively, other times negatively. If a new and fairer world economic order is emerge, then it is essential that such consequences are acknowledged and understood.
In order to make the economy work for human rights, the question is no longer whether to regulate, but how to do so. Professor David Kinley will deal with all these issues and offer ways forward to resolve them.
Professor David Kinley holds the Chair in Human Rights Law at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Civilising Globalisation: Human Rights and the Global Economy (CUP, 2009).
Event Cancellation Policy
Cancellation by us
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if unforeseen circumstances arise. If we cancel an event we shall inform you as soon as possible using the contact details provided to us and offer you a full refund.
Cancellation by you
All cancellations must be made in writing via email to email@example.com and be no less than one week prior to the event.
Payment for registration will always be required, and must be made prior to the event. If sufficient written notification of cancellation is received, a full refund will be given. If insufficient notice is given, payment for your registration will still be required.
By registering for an event, you have confirmed that you have read and understood our cancellation policy.
Merricks v Mastercard Inc : Collective Actions Re-invigorated...
BIICL has recently worked with the German public body, the Gesellschaft fur internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on a collective redress project....