Events & Appearances
Omer Ismail to Speak at the Darfur Women Action Group's National Symposium on Women & Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case for DarfurWhen: October 25th-27th, 2014Where: 419 7th Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20004
The weekend of October 25th and 26th, 2014, Omer Ismail will be speaking alongside anti-genocide activists as part of the 3rd Annual National Symposium on Women & Genocide in the 21st Century. Join the Enough Project, Darfur Interfaith Network, Impact Hub DC, The Human Rights & Global Justice Working Group at GMU, United to End Genocide for Genocide Watch and Darfur Women Action Group's great event.
When: Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMWhere: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, New York, NY
Can firms involved in Congo avoid human rights abuses, and help ensure that the benefits of its natural resources reach all of Congo’s people? This will require a joint effort by civil society, business, and governments alike. Laws such as the US Dodd-Frank Act provisions on conflict minerals and revenue transparency, and initiatives by technology firms to source minerals responsibly, are among the many tools that can help turn the tide. This event will bring perspectives from Congo and elsewhere to highlight business’ impacts on people’s lives in the country, and explore practical ways to advance human rights.