Training Session Podcasts: Keynote Address Antonio Vitorino

The first training session of the Human Rights in Business project was held in Donostia-San Sebasti√°n, Spain on February 19-20, 2015. Antonio Vitorino, Ex European Commissioner for Justice opened the event with his keynote address: “Fundamental Rights in the European Union.”

The purpose of the event was to connect knowledge creators with knowledge users and to facilitate an interchange of knowledge and ideas. Judges, lawyers, academic experts, NGO representatives and business representatives discussed and analyzed the challenges that occur with the implementation and promotion of effective human rights remedies in relation to international business practices of EU transnational corporations.