Daniel has published widely on issues relating to ‘business and human rights’. Between 2010 and 2013 he conducted threeresearch policy studies on business and human rights for the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on the issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises (John Ruggie); the European Commission (DG Enterprise); and the German Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs.He occasionally also contributes work to NGO campaigns and cross-border human rights litigations.
Daniel has substantial experience with engaging in multistakeholder processes involving enterprises, human rights defenders, trade unions and other stakeholders. He has contributed business and human rights work to major international political and academic fora, including the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the UN Treaty Bodies, the Dutch and German governments, national human rights institutions, and various NGOs. He is a member of the European Society of International Law’s Interest Group on Business and Human Rights, of the Academic Support Group of the ETO Consortium, and of the Tilburg Sustainability Centre.Hesits on the advisory board of ‘Lawyers for Better Business (L4BB), a web-based non-profit network to provide support to lawyers advising multinational corporations in corporate social responsibility and human rights.
In her capacity as legal expert, Enneking has been actively involved in legal and socio-political debates on corporate social responsibility, fair trade, and business & human rights. She frequently gives presentations at conferences and research seminars in the Netherlands and abroad, and is regularly consulted on legal and policy issues within her field of expertise. In June 2012, she cooperated with a number of other Dutch legal experts in drafting and filing an amicus curiae brief with the US Supreme Court in the highly significant case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. She has taken part in a variety of (multidisciplinary) research projects, the majority of which have been externally funded.
As from January 2015, Liesbeth Enneking is engaged full-time for a period of two years in four high-profile research projects within her field of expertise, commissioned by the European Commission, the Dutch Ministry of Justice (WODC), the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the insurance company AXA.
Joanes Labayen is a member of the body of State Attorney and of the Gipuzkoa provincial expropriation board, and was the attorney for and member of the Board of Directors of Pasajes Port Authority until 2009.
He is likewise the board member of the Contracting Panel, where he haws participated in many tender awards at the Port Authority and for the State Administration; and he is a board member of the provincial expropriation board of Gipuzkoa, where he has performed several significant expropriations in the Port or in Irun.
He is also a tutor at the Bergara center affiliated with the National University for Distance Learning (UNED) since 2002.