The concept of ‘Symbiosis’ is nurtured by Dr. S. B. Mujumdar (Chancellor Symbiosis International Deemed University) on the principles of Vedic thought ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which means ‘World as One Family’.
Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Hyderabad is established in 2014 inheriting splendid novelty, dynamism and excellence in the education of Symbiosis International Deemed University, Pune.
Centre for Human Rights of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad aims to spread awareness and knowledge about Human Rights amongst the masses and to support and stand for the rights of the marginalized communities in our society, through its research and developments in various fields of Human Rights.
About the Conference
Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Hyderabad is organising a two-day International Conference on Human Rights and Business at Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad.
Date of the Conference: 22nd and 23rd February 2020
Call for Papers and Participation
Research papers are invited from academicians, legal practitioners, research scholars, and students from all disciples. The papers should be the author’s original work and should not be the repetition of any published work.
Further, Representatives of Governments, Business, Industry Associations, Civil Society Organizations, International and Regional Human Rights Bodies, and Affected Individuals can also be a part of the discussion panels at this International Conference.
The manuscripts must be emailed at: converse[at]slsh.edu.in.
This International Conference on Business and Human Rights will provide a platform to facilitate discussions on
sub-themes such as:
Business and compliance with Labour Rights and Standards.
Human Rights Due Diligence.
Human Rights Impact Assessments of Free Trade and Investments Agreements.
Corporate Activism and Human Rights.
Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination at workplace.
Business and Environment Laws.
Business, Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Access to Justice for Human Rights Violations by Multi-national Corporations.
National Action Plans to implement UNGPs: Potential Pathways in India.
Challenges and opportunities on UNGPs implementation in the regions of Asia.
Business and Extra-Territorial Responsibilities.
Researchers may address but are not restricted to any of the above mentioned sub-themes. Any other sub-theme
unlisted here, but in consonance with the theme of the conference may also be considered.
Last Date of Abstract Submission: 22nd December
Intimation of Abstract Selection: 3rd January
Registration Dates: 3rd January to 20th January
Final Submission of Manuscripts: 17th February
Date of the Conference: 22nd and 23rd February
Upon selection of the abstract, the participants will be sent a registration link via e-mail through which the participants can register for the conference.
The registration amount (Inclusive of applicable GST) for the Conference is:
Indian: Rs. 1500/-
International: USD 75
Indian: Rs. 2000/-
International: USD 100
The amount paid shall include Conference kit Transportation (from city/airport to college) Breakfast, Lunch, High Tea, Dinner (during the course of the event).
Co-Authors have to register separately. Accommodation will be provided to the participants with separate charges.
Convenor: Mr. Ahmar Afaq, Faculty-in-charge, Centre for Human Rights
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