Accountability for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Dictatorships and Civil Conflicts: The Argentine Model in Comparative Perspective

by | Oct 29, 2014


6 November 2014, 6pm – Argentine Ambassador’s Residence 49 Belgrave Square London, SW1X 8QZ.

Keynote Speaker: Horacio Verbitsky, President of CELS, co-editor of

Cuentas Pendientes: An Argentine Model of Corporate Accountability


Panel Discussion with Argentine Practitioners

Ana Oberlin, National Human Rights Secretariat

Judith Konig, Bureau of Economic Research and Financial Analysis of the National Prosecutor Office

Fernando Luis Rodolfo Poviña , Juez Federal Nº2 de Tucumán


7 November 2014, 2-6pm (coffee provided between panels)

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford


Domestic Strategies for Corporate Accountability

Gastón Chillier, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS); Argentina

Cesár Rodríguez, Dejusticia–Derecho-Justicia-Sociedad; Colombia

Lina Magalón, Legal Advisor of the Unitarian Confederation of Colombia and the Confederation of Colombian Workers

Francisco Durand, Centro de Estudios y Promoción del Desarrollo (DESCO); Peru

Fernando Mendiola, University of Navarra; Spain


International Strategies for Corporate Accountability

Katherine Gallagher, Center for Constitutional Rights; USA

Marjorie Jobson, Khulumani Support Group; South Africa

Francisco Quintana, Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL); USA

Carlos Lopez, International Commission of Jurists; Switzerland


8 November 2014, 9:30-11:30am (coffee provided before panel)

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford


Panel on Future Directions in Corporate Accountability

Leigh Payne, Gabriel Pereira, & Tricia Olsen, University of Oxford-University of Denver, CHRD; UK-USA

Phil Bloomer & Mauricio Lazala, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre; UK

Sheldon Leader & Sabine Michalowski, University of Essex Business and Human Rights Project; UK

Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt & Human Rights; Argentina & Switzerland


Organisers: Latin American Centre (University of Oxford) and Argentine Embassy (London)

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