About This Show
Voices is a podcast series by the Institute for Human Rights and Business that takes the conversation on business and human rights around the world. In this series, IHRB staff members talk with activists, academics, lawyers, business executives, and officials in different parts of the world about how they see the business and human rights agenda and challenges in their part of the world.
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Voices: Surya Deva
Dec 22 16
Professor Deva has recently been appointed as the Asia-Pacific representative to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, whose mandate is to promote, support, and disseminate the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
In this interview IHRB’s Salil Tripathi and Professor Deva discuss the Working Group’s current strategy and plans for 2017. At the top of the Working Group’s agenda will be improving access to effective remedy for victims of human rights violations involving businesses.
Surya Deva is an Associate Professor at the School of Law of City University of Hong Kong. His primary research interests lie in business and human rights, corporate social responsibility (CSR), India-China constitutional law, and sustainable development, publishing extensively in these areas. Deva recently wrote a background paper for India’s National Framework on Business and Human Rights. He is one of the founding Editors-in-Chief of the Business and Human Rights Journal, and sits on the Editorial Board of the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights. In 2014, Deva was elected a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Constitutional Law.
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Very interesting conversations with leading thinkers in the field from Myanmar, Vietnam, Bangladesh, UK and India.
Date published: 2015-02-10