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  • Dr. Stefanie Lemke

EnRoL! webinar on 'Companies, Human Rights & the EU' with Dr Rachel Widdis & Lise Smit

With our guests, we discussed the new EU proposal to require businesses to respect human rights. Thanks so much to Dr Rachel Widdis, Director EMEA at Article One, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin, and Lise Smit, Senior Researcher and Director of Human Rights Due Diligence Forum at British Institute of International and Comparative Law, for excellent presentations!

Dr Rachel Widdis gave a talk about the possible impacts of the proposed EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence while Lise Smit presented the findings of the 2019 study on regulatory options for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence which she led for the European Commission.

We hope that our webinar sparked some interest for this very important topic and that we will have many more events like this - with brilliant speakers and rich discussion!

If you are interested to join us for our next webinar, follow us here.

EnRoL! - The Human Rights & Rule of Law Speaker Series is the speaker series for everyone interested in the latest developments in human rights and the rule of law. Five times a year, we give the floor to two female role models, scholars and practitioners, who discuss human rights and rule of law matters from around the world. EnRoL! is organized by Dr. Stefanie Lemke and Dr. Qiao Cong-rui.


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