International Human Rights and Corporate Accountability: Current and Future Challenges

February 26, 2021 - February 27, 2021 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs (JILFA) is excited to host a virtual conference at the UCLA School of Law on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27, 2021. Friday, February 26 will focus on current legal challenges in human trafficking and labor, corruption and money-laundering within corporations and across borders, and sanctions and human rights enforcement, and will be co-sponsored by the Promise Institute for Human Rights and Corporate Accountability Lab. Saturday, February 27 will focus on future legal challenges in digital privacy and data collection, the creation of space law and policy, and accountability for multinational corporations in international human rights law, and will be co-sponsored by the UCLA International and Comparative Law Program.

Day 1: Current Challenges

Co-sponsored by the Promise Institute for Human Rights and Corporate Accountability Lab

  1. Forced Labor and Human Trafficking in International Food Supply Chains
  2. Aiding and Abetting: Corruption, Money-Laundering, and Terrorist Financing
  3. Sanctions and Human Rights Enforcement

Day 2: Future Challenges

Co-sponsored by the UCLA International and Comparative Law Program

  1. AI, Surveillance, and Digital Privacy
  2. Space: Humankind’s Last, Best Hope for Peace?
  3. Corporations as a Global Superpower: Corporate Capture, Corporate Influence, and International Human Rights Law

More information and RSVP forthcoming.