DATE: 3 December 2018
MIN / MAX: 20-30
COURSE OVERVIEW: This one-day workshop provides participants with an overview of key concepts and tools for integrating human rights into impact assessment. The workshop is jointly facilitated by experienced social performance and human rights practitioners from the Danish Institute for Human Rights and Community Insights Group. Topics addressed include:
PARTICIPANTS: The workshop is designed for intermediate practitioners involved in the impact assessment of private sector projects. This can include: those individuals within companies or institutions (e.g. financial institutions) who are responsible for commissioning and overseeing social impact assessments; and internal and external practitioners that carry out impact assessments.
Participants are expected to have good knowledge and experience of social impact assessment methodologies and practice and a basic understanding of human rights and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Some preparation will be required (approx. 3 hours).
Nora Gotzmann, Senior Advisor, Danish Institute for Human Rights (Denmark)
Ana Gabriela Factor, Senior Consultant, Community Insights Group (Denmark)
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: The course will be held 3 December 2018 from 09:00-17:00 at the symposium venue. Pre-registration and pre-payment by 15 November 2018 is required.
The course fee includes course materials, a light lunch, and coffee breaks. Participants in the training course who are not registered for the IAIA symposium will be assessed an additional US$75 fee. Course fees must be paid in full before you will be enrolled in the training course.
Please register early! The course will be cancelled if it does not reach the minimum number of paid participants by 16 October 2018. If this occurs, IAIA HQ will notify you and provide refund information.
If you must cancel, your course registration fee will be refunded minus a US$75 administration fee and contingent upon a written notice of cancellation received in HQ by 15 November 2018. After 15 November, no refunds will be issued for cancellations or no-shows.