Interview with Professor John Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on business & human rights - film

On Monday 19 April, the IBA held an interview and live Q&A session with Professor John Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on business & human rights. Professor Ruggie also currently holds the title of Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and is widely considered to be one of his generation's most influential political scientists, especially within international relations.

Professor Ruggie discussed subjects including his UN mandate, the ‘Protect, Respect, Remedy’ framework, reactions to – and the significance of – this framework for lawyers, and next steps and what happens after the mandate.

The interview was conducted by John Sherman, Chair of the IBA Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. Read transcript

Part 1

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Part 3