Professor Jena Martin Speaks at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

West Virginia College of Law professor Jena Martin recently moderated a panel at the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, November 25, 2019. Professor Martin moderated a session titled "Voices from the Ground" during which participants offered insights into the lives and struggles of human rights defenders and community representatives and highlighted their expectations to businesses, investors and governments. Professor Martin guided discussions on achievements in defending human rights in business, common challenges, and what business, investors, and government entities can do to improve safety for human rights defenders and respect for human rights in their countries.

Read more of Professor Martin's scholarship on SSRN and find Professor Martin on Twitter @jenatmartin.