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RadioACTive suggestions for holiday service, including Candy Cane Lane. YWCA's Gabe Archuleta on the nonprofit's 2022 policy priorities. UoU Prof. Erika George and a panel discussion based on her new book, Incorporating Rights: Taking Stock of Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability.
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Gabe Archuleta, YWCA Public Policy Director. She talked about the nonprofit's YWCA Utah 2022 Policy Priorities, which include child care, domestic violence/sexual assault, housing, mental health, racial and gender equality, and reproductive health.
In recognition of Human Rights Day tomorrow and the 10th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, RadioACTive shared an excerpt from a virtual discussion held earlier today by the S.J. Quinney College of Law - University of Utah. The event celebrated the release of Incorporating Rights: Taking Stock of Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability by Professor Erika George. The panel featured the following participants:
Erika George, Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and director of the Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah’s College of Humanities. Her research explores the responsibility of corporations to respect international human rights and various efforts to hold business enterprises accountable for alleged abuses.
Surya Deva, professor at the City University of Hong Kong Macquarie Law School Member, and member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Deva is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of business and human rights.
Philip Alston, special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Office of the High Commissioner. Alston was appointed special rapporteur in June 2014 by the Human Rights Council.
Fernanda Hopenhaym, co-executive director at Project on Organizing, Development, Education and Research (PODER), an organization in Latin America dedicated to corporate accountability. For twenty y ears, Hopenhaym has worked on economic, social and gender justice.
Moderator Tony Anghie, professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the National University of Singapore. His research interests include public international law, international economic law, human rights and the history and theory of international law. He is a member of the Third World Approaches (TWAIL) network of scholars.
Due to time constraints, we weren't able to share the entire discussion. To watch the archived webinar, click here. Purchase Prof. George's book from Oxford University Press (enter promotion code ALAUTHC4 to save 30%).
Views, thoughts, or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's show was produced and hosted by Lara Jones.