Past events

Tackling Discrimination Against LGBTI People: Australian Launch of UN Standards of Conduct for Business

05 Dec

3:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Details

The Global Compact Network Australia is supporting the Australian launch of the UN’s new Standards of Conduct for Business for Tackling Discrimination Against LGBTI People, part of the UN’s global Free and Equal campaign against homophobia and transphobia.

Welcome: Justin Koonan, President, ACON

Introductory Remarks: Anthony Foley, National Managing Partner, Baker McKenzie

Speech: Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations

Panel: Moderated by Justin Koonan, President, ACON

  • Honourable Michael Kirby, Former Justice of the High Court of Australia
  • Kara Hinesley, Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, ANZ, Twitter
  • Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations
  • Craig Andrade, Partner, Baker McKenzie
  • Vanessa Zimmerman, Director, Global Compact Network Australia and Chair, GCNA Human Rights Leadership Group

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