Event

The Role of Corporations in the Realisation of Human Rights in South Africa

KAS/DOI Roundtable Discussion

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Dullah Omar Institute cordially invites you to a discussion on the role of corporations in the realisation of human rights in South Africa with Mthunzi Mdwaba, Chairman of the CSR and Business Human Rights Policy Working Group of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and Wandisa Phama, Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, as guest speakers.

Details

This roundtable provides an opportunity for academics, community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, policy makers and stakeholders to discuss the impact of the activities of corporations for the realisation of human rights in South Africa. It will also include a discussion on accountability mechanisms for ensuing that the activities of corporations are respectful of human rights. And then turns to the ways the citizens, civil society and government can cooperate in implementing the engagement requirements to foster democratic enforcement of socioeconomic rights.

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Venue

1G, School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape

Speakers

  • Mr. Mthunzi Mdwaba (Former Chairperson of Council of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Chairman of CSR and Business Human Rights Policy Working Group of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE))
    • Wandisa Phama (Acting Deputy Director Centre for Applied Legal Studies)
      Contact

      Christina Teichmann

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      Project Manager (KAS-Office Cape Town) / Strong Cities 2030 Coordinator

      Christina.Teichmann@kas.de +27 21 422 3844 +27 21 422 1733

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