Teaching Webinars

The Teaching Forum hosts an ongoing webinar series on Current Topics for BHR Teachers.

Upcoming Webinars

Teaching BHR Forum 10th Anniversary:
A Decade Promoting BHR Education Worldwide

Details to come

Past Webinars

Transnational Corporations and Human Rights:
Overcoming Barriers to Judicial Remedy
11 December 2020 – Recording (Passcode: cd%v5Sz!)
Panelists:
  • Rachel Chambers – Co-Director, Teaching BHR Forum; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut
  • Jennie Green – Clinical Professor of Law, University of Minnesota
  • James Yap – Lawyer, Toronto; President, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
12 November 2020
Panelists:
  • Meg Roggensack – Teaching Forum Co-Director
  • Erika George – Professor, University of Utah Law School
  • Susan Hoffman – Past President of the D.C. Bar; Public Service Partner, Crowell and Moring
  • Colleen Jennings-Roggensack – Vice President of Cultural Affairs, Arizona State University; Executive Director, ASU Gammage
  • Jaren Dunning – Senior Counsel, Global Human Rights and Employment Law, PepsiCo
  • Alex Walden – Global Policy Lead, Human Rights and Free Expression, Google
How Can Human Rights Impact Assessments Contribute to Responsible Business Conduct?
10 September 2020 – Recording
Panelists:
  • Sara Seck – Teaching BHR Forum Governance Committee; Associate Professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
  • Nora Götzmann – Senior Adviser, Danish Institute for Human Rights
  • Tulika Bansal – Senior Adviser, Danish Institute for Human Rights
  • Irit Tamir – Director, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America
  • Yann Wyss – Senior Manager, Social Impact, Nestlé

Non-State-Based Operational Level Grievance Mechanisms:
Legal and Policy Developments
9 September 2020 – Recording
Panelists:
  • Mr. Eric Biel – Senior Advisor to the Fair Labor Association and Adjunct Professor; Georgetown University Law Center
  • Dr. Antonella Angelini – Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow,  Columbia University Law School
  • Ms. Hannah Clayton – Manager, Communities and Human Rights, International Council on Mining and Minerals
  • Mr. Michael Bride – Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, PVH
Applying a Business and Human Rights Lens to the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Business Responses and Teaching Approaches
23 June 2020 – Recording
Panelists:
  • Rachel Chambers – Teaching BHR Forum Webinar Series Co-Chair; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut
  • Monica Gorman – Vice President, Responsible Leadership & Global Compliance, New Balance; Board Member, Fair Labor Association
  • Mike Posner – Jerome Kohlberg Professor of Ethics and Finance and Director of the Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern; Board Chair, Fair Labor Association
  • Anthony Ewing – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Teaching BHR Forum; Lecturer, Columbia Law School; Senior Advisor, Logos Consulting Group
Three Years On:
How has the French Law on the Corporate Duty of Vigilance Influenced Human Rights Due Diligence?
14 May 2020
Panelists:
  • John Ruggie – Harvard Kennedy School
  • Stéphane Brabant – Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Sandra Cossart – Executive Director, Sherpa
  • Aurélien Hamelle – General Counsel, Total SA
  • Elsa Savourey – Lawyer, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Sarah Teisei – CSR Director, Vinci
  • Nadia Bernaz – Wageningen University