Opening of Session - 3rd Session of Open-ended…

23 October 2017

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Opening of Session - 3rd Session of Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations

Production Date: 
23 Oct 2017

Video Length

02:53:34

Asset Language: 
Original

Summary: 
Item 1. Opening of the session Debate: Reflections on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on on Business and Human Rights
Description: 

Item1.Opening of the Session

–Video Message by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

– Statement by the President of the Human Rights Council, H.E. Joaquín Maza Martelli

– Statement by Peggy Hicks, Director, TSPREDD(OHCHR)

Item2.Election of the Chairperson-Rapporteur

- Statement by the Chairperson-Rapporteur

Item.3 Adoption of the agenda and programme of work

Item.4. Plenary discussions in accordance with the programme of work

– Presentation by keynote Speakers

-H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador, and former Chairperson–Rapporteur of the intergovernmental Open-ended Working Group

-Dominique Potier, Member of the French National Assembly

- General Statements

Debate: Reflections on the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and other relevant international, regional and national frameworks Discussion

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