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Global Governance GRP events

Global Mobility Roundtable

Wednesday 12 March, 12:00 - 14:00, S1.50, Social Sciences Building. Lunch provided.
Global Governance GRP roundtables are informal conversations aimed at introducing colleagues working on global governance themes to each other in order to foster greater interdisciplinary collaboration. Dr Joel Quirk, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, works on slavery and abolition, human rights and duties beyond borders and global history and cross-cultural exchange. He will be joined by Professor Daniel Branch from Warwick’s Global History and Culture Centre.

Benchmarking in Global Governance Workshop Plenary Session

Wednesday 12 March, 16:00 – 17:30, Scarman House. To be followed by a drinks reception.
Speakers: Dr André Broome (PAIS); Dr James Harrison (Law); Dr Joel Quirk (University of the Witwatersrand); Professor Tony Porter (McMaster); Lena Rethel (PAIS)
Global benchmarking involves the formulation and dissemination of a series of standardised metrics and rankings which are designed to determine how specific actors, populations and institutions have been performing in comparison to their international peers. In order to move our understanding of global benchmarking processes and practices beyond single issue areas, this project employs a multidisciplinary approach, with expert collaborators from the disciplinary fields of international law, international political economy, international security, political theory, health, and human rights.

Human Rights & Labour Standards Reporting Processes in Multinational Companies & their Supply Chains

Thursday 6 March, 13:00 - 16:00, B3.19 WBS Building Scarman Road. Lunch provided.
This workshop will consider human rights and labour standards reporting processes for multinationals and their supply chains. Participants will discuss their interests in a wide range of multi-stakeholder initiatives, voluntary reporting processes and self-reporting on human rights and labour standards. What can we learn from examining these reporting processes, their shared features and their differences? Click here to view a short background paper which provides some further details of how the event will be structured, the issues we will be discussing, and some examples of different types of reporting processes.


Registration required

If you are interested in attending the GRP roundtable session, please register here.


If you are interested in attending the Workshop Plenary Session, please register here. You can also check the programme details online.


If you are interested in attending the Human Rights & Labour Standards workshop, please register here.


Alternatively to register for any of the events or for further information email U dot Martin at warwick dot ac dot uk