A Place for an Unexpected Guest at the Table of the UN Business and Human Rights Working Group

New RightsViews blog by Aleydis Nissen
Thursday, September 29, 2016
In a new RightsViews article, Aleydis Nissen contends that the controversial May appointment of Surya Deva to the United Nations Human Rights Council as the Asia-Pacific representative of the Working Group on  business and human rights is a step forward. Nissen argues that, despite his criticism of the UN-endorsed Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Deva's critical approach will help move the debate on these issues forward.
Aleydis Nissen is a PhD candidate and tutor at Cardiff University. Prior to Cardiff, she worked at Vlerick Business School. She completed a Masters degree in European, international and public law and two postgraduate degrees in International Research Journalism and Marketing Management at the University of Leuven (Belgium).
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