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Law Professor, Univ. of Washington, Director, Sustainable Development Grad. Program; Editor in chief, @BHRJournal; Member @WGBizHRs; President @Uniformlaws

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And the focus we introduced this year on Human Rights Defenders is here to stay in the next editions of the Forum.… https://t.co/SM3SQpe5MQ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryGreat collective appeal of @UN_SPExperts at #RightsCon2019 reminding that #humanrights law should be at the center… https://t.co/jKW3zqFQC8
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry#TRADE 🌏 After a successful #RBHRForum, our efforts for fair & ethical business conduct and decent work continue.… https://t.co/sR7ftatC2q
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6/16
2019
. @BeePranom highlights the challenges faced by Women Human Rights Defenders #WHRDs who are at the front line prote… https://t.co/VX3UmKio23
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI gathered a lot of concrete recommendations on how governments, and companies need to step up actions to ensure s… https://t.co/dtiyVapUpgReal systemic change won’t happen without the financial sector says Thai Ministry of Finance & Thai SEC. Fully agre… https://t.co/f9vFXRNZUS
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryHonored to have moderated a very solutions oriented conversation on defending Human Rights Defenders between an all… https://t.co/Z2QMbU6r3X
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryExclusive: @IFC_org boss explains steps being taken to boost environment and social accountability in @devex https://t.co/SopwqIWhfR
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI wish I had any insight into what led Hong Kong protesters to choose Telegram for their organizing. https://t.co/bOa9LJYWfs
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe latest The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Daily Intelligencer! https://t.co/RQlfuCiMnB Thanks to… https://t.co/KypfrBLZZ1
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryBREAKING: @UN Special Rapporteurs and members of UN Working Group on #BizHumanRights urge #ILC2019 delegates to ado… https://t.co/s0ycigWWCH
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryTomorrow is last day of inquiry. Please support Cambodian HRDs, who are seeking remedy, by observing at court or fo… https://t.co/TShn1zZ4tB
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6/14
2019
‘There is increasing demand of EU consumers for fair and ethical products’ @HardemanHildeML speaking at the Respons… https://t.co/dtSV9nSxWX
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryWow, speedy gonzalez!! Haven't got my own copy from the publishers yet 🐌🐌 Look forward to your feedback, Ruth and t… https://t.co/DSwsd1a9O3
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryProfessor Aishah Bidin of @ukm_my concludes the panel on #Accountability and #A2R by noting that #NHRIs and #NCPs c… https://t.co/aKMj8rbsqQ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryGreat to see a full house for the breakfast dialogue between #CSOs and @WGBizHRs at #RBHRForum, many issues to look… https://t.co/8wXjrL6VkL
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryModerated a panel focused on the whole trade ecosystem - from trade agreements to trade facilitation - how do we ge… https://t.co/bKHMgB1ARA @BeePranom of @ProtectionInt shared that various INGOs documentation has showed that there is continous attack agai… https://t.co/wiowPO6uvP
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe use of legal systems to silence human rights defenders is a global issue - Prof @ARamasastry from @WGBizHRs in… https://t.co/ksNjaWPlO9
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @WGBizHRs Focus on reprisals within remedy mechanisms essential @UWSchoolofLaw @RuleofLawUW https://t.co/B8MqW4OovP @WGBizHRs @ProfSuryaDeva discussing new guidance on gender and the #UNGPs at #RBHRForum https://t.co/sBPS48TBFD
6/13
2019
Dante Pesce of @WGBizHRs at #RBHRForum: HRDD tools are there, both moral & business cases 4 responsible business co… https://t.co/0kyUulwcYx
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe #RBHRForum has begun. First this morning is the private sector pre session featuring industry leaders and priva… https://t.co/m5FbBjaMEI
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI joined interesting panel at AICHR Bangkok forum on free trade and the its compatibility with the #UNGPs, sustaina… https://t.co/zx846hycrC
6/12
2019
In Bangkok today #OECDForum we discuss the ‘moral duty’ to act on slavery vs climate change & missteps in regulatin… https://t.co/alIL75s9lo
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryPadma Raman, Chief Exec #Australia Human Rights Commission, says we need to raise rights literacy in Aus b4 we move… https://t.co/7mz1XVsW9O
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6/11
2019
Great panel of ASEAN countries focusing on progress in implementing #bizhumanrights and national action plans. Wil… https://t.co/R60gAstmWbThe number of Venezuelans who have fled Maduro's repressive corruption and economic mismanagement (massive hyperinf… https://t.co/dyyAB9vqRT
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryHershey, Nestle and Mars won’t promise their chocolate is free of child labor https://t.co/w4vvR1UyDZ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryFrom #BizHumanRights national action plans to global action plans? @ProfSuryaDeva warns of dangers of uncoordinated… https://t.co/EuhJ5upF9u‘To make real changes in the lives of the Rights Holders we need to engage with them more, move from 5 Star Hotels… https://t.co/Ckp1JKcrdl
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry#AICHR #bizhumanrights dialogue starts with Thai deputy PM mentioning measures on SOEs, fisheries, SLAPP, labour ri… https://t.co/q9pOq5FeMY
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @ProfSuryaDeva kicks off AICHR interregional dialogue on #UNGPs with lively keynote address. Diverse pathways is ke… https://t.co/ga4oZuPYEY @tbule0512 @BizHRAsia @liviosarandrea @OECD_BizFin @CTebarLess @seanclees @UNESCAP @ILOAsiaPacific @WGBizHRshttps://t.co/SdkKlUIYIoFul house as #ASEAN dialogue kicks off the Bangkok #bizhumanrights week 👏 👏 #RBHRForum https://t.co/wTCZWhOtTT
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6/10
2019
We're extremely excited for attendees to hear UW Law Professor Peter Nicolas speak tonight on the history of the LG… https://t.co/Lfrt71d4HR
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6/7
2019
New article in @InvestmentMag with commentary from our Chair @Fireynolds of @PRI_News, Head of Secretariat… https://t.co/9QMcOMk96J
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @Jomo1966 @WiltonPark @ihrb @CREER_ihrb @SportandRights @BHRRC @ISHRglobal @RaftoFoundation @FrontLineHRDhttps://t.co/9r7M0WRf7B
6/6
2019
Thank you @BizHRAsia and @forum_asia for hosting me and my @WGBizHRs working colleagues for discussion in Bangkok… https://t.co/gKHq0fhci6
5/31
2019
@UWSchoolofLaw Congratulations to the new editorial board #WashingtonLawReview. I wish I could jump like you! Wishi… https://t.co/tk18lRlVWjCongratulations to our alumna Crystal Pardue on her @EJW fellowship and the generosity of @DWTLaw & @Microsofthttps://t.co/LsLbATJG8t
5/14
2019
Thanks to @UNDP for focusing on this important topic and so pleased to join the discussion @liviosarandreahttps://t.co/hEJE9j4B2fSAVE the DATE: @WGBizHRs will organise a global consultation in Geneva on 10-11 Oct 2019 on the role of #NHRIs in A… https://t.co/5dlroyvJlf
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryAlta Barer was a champion for bettering the lives of people globally. The Barer Institute for Global Human Service… https://t.co/Lap5RvLAw8
5/12
2019
As director of the Barer Institute for Global Human Services, I can attest to the inspiring vision of Alta Barer. -… https://t.co/wLp4hKV9BI
5/11
2019
Update! Confirmed speakers include @WGBizHRs Chairperson @ProfSuryaDeva , Dante Pesce and @ARamasastryhttps://t.co/eUePpWInt4
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryPolarizing North-South discussions today at UN Geneva. A legally binding treaty on the right to development could g… https://t.co/5Bk9lqbegU
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5/2
2019
My questions to companies about women's rights at work - excerpt of my remarks at the @BizHRAsia forum on in Delhi… https://t.co/gGWLDmpqhX
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4/29
2019
Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse https://t.co/jm8PWPPtQ9
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryGlobal instruments only 🚫 ban or restrict use of less than 0.1% of #toxic industrial chemicals & #pesticides of glo… https://t.co/7HgONUhpxo
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryImportant precedent for testing whether consultation with indigenous people met legal standards. Here, as so often,… https://t.co/cWVg5q5Wxi
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4/28
2019
UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights welcomes new European Union regulation on #sustainableinvestment whic… https://t.co/CNjWVKTVHN
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4/27
2019
Human Rights Impact assessement of Trade agreements. Great reading in preparation of the Bangkok Forum of 13-14 Jun… https://t.co/WKG6Rtz0I5
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4/24
2019
A great piece in @Government_News by @GeorgiaBClark, who spoke to @Fireynolds @James_Cockayne @ARamasastry and… https://t.co/TBUClzRxT9
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryAustralia’s Draft Guide on its #ModernSlaveryAct is out for consultation. What does the Act mean for businesses?… https://t.co/xekolO0x94
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4/18
2019
I had good interview with Australian gov news reporter about importance of financial sector to Australian modern sl… https://t.co/7nuX43z633
4/15
2019
I also thank @FinComSlavery and my co commissioners and the experts who briefed us in Sydney. The commitment to usi… https://t.co/nJKWTC4KNl
4/14
2019
Contract transparency good for business in #Myanmar, says @total's Romaric Roignan. As @EITIorg steps up to requi… https://t.co/TjqjIgTf0e
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4/13
2019
This is big. Important judgment on corporate immunity and impunity. https://t.co/4QNqn3p8s1 @lawsofrulehttps://t.co/FDf977MSF9
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryLadies and gentlemen, our 2019 #bizhumanrights Young Researchers cohort! So much talent! #BHR_YRS https://t.co/Q7wYN4OmA0
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryDid you know child marriage was still legal in Massachusetts? #EndChildMarriage https://t.co/CpPAC2RyqJ https://t.co/skrWmonGKF
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4/12
2019
@RichardBoele @FinComSlavery @AusHumanRights @kpmgaustralia @RosCroucher @Fireynolds @verdantflaneur @SimpaPanyinhttps://t.co/1lgdq5odn8Can Australian financial sector use leverage to prevent modern slavery - Discussions at kickoff to meeting of… https://t.co/1CtCOxqvuA
4/10
2019
The yearly #Bizhumanrights forum in Bangkok will be co-organized this year in June by @BizHRAsia @UNDPasiapac OECD,… https://t.co/0qseYHz3bH
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryJudgment will be handed down on Wednesday 10 April in Courtroom 1 in the case of Vedanta Resources PLC and another… https://t.co/A1QgtCCzdb
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4/9
2019
Thanks to @IrishCentreHR and Dr. Shane Darcy for convening such a great constellation of speakers. How Irish compan… https://t.co/evJtTgojY9Finally published, and with a series of strong recommendations on a spectrum of #bizhumanrights issues, including m… https://t.co/myAbl4FNcN
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryUNWG started today visit to Georgia, meeting in Tblisi with Government officials and civil society organizations ab… https://t.co/eSxAWPVbHW
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4/3
2019
Good Q&A at seminar on EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive. Does it need to be more prescriptive, esp. about huma… https://t.co/yt3uBklAJBOnly 21% companies using @UNGPs. The Non Financial Reporting Directive should be linked to #UNGPs as it would suppo… https://t.co/QyNXrSMQUi
Retweeted by Anita RamasastrySo glad to be speaking at NUI Galway today about human rights due diligence and the potential of non-financial repo… https://t.co/jOtJ1gMuq6
4/2
2019
Someone is selling a $500 Silicon Valley investor 'starter kit' as a joke about how venture capitalists all dress t… https://t.co/5eT54h68W9
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3/29
2019
A great piece in @reporterb on our joint event in São Paulo with @MPT_PGT & @UNUCPR on the role of the financial se… https://t.co/fioYHunxj2
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3/28
2019
We’re so excited to welcome the cast and artistic team of Nina Simone: Four Women to the Rep! #NinaSimoneSRT previ… https://t.co/tPESgzhMSU
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @UWSchoolofLaw @RuleofLawUW I add my thanks to our hosts @AUB_Lebanon and @FESonline for hosting a lively discussio… https://t.co/MPxTQAz7TRGreat to be in Fiji this week training on #bizhumanrights looking at corporate abuse of #HumanRights in the Pacific… https://t.co/CmQB4EbYJc
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3/27
2019
The latest The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Daily Intelligencer! https://t.co/NBrdcoqBP7 Thanks to @h_vestjens
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryResponsible Business Conduct - Gearing Up EU Action, 19 March at Press Club, starting at 9.00. Join us!… https://t.co/DWftarVTWT
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3/18
2019
Very important points from @saliltripathi on the limitations of a business case and moral case for #bizhumanrights,… https://t.co/23SXhjwmLD
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe latest The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Daily Intelligencer! https://t.co/gpaWr1ZY7S Thanks to @ThomasRautenstr #adweek #marketing
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry"#BizHumanRights are about fundamental rights, and the SDGs are about the future trajectory of the development of t… https://t.co/A8QppJuIS6
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThank you 🙏 it’s been great because of the speakers and participants present here, humbled and thankful @BizHRAsiahttps://t.co/HQtpiMpDmv
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThanks @conectas @caiosborges for hosting discussion on current BHR developments and challenges in Brazil. Appreci… https://t.co/K8CtkzIAqvRich discussion at @reporterb @MPT_PGT & @UNUCPR on the role of the financial sector in combating #ModernSlavery. B… https://t.co/gKFVdgie9p
3/16
2019
Check out prog of UN South Asia Forum on #BizHumanRights co-organised by @WGBizHRs & @UNDPasiapac on 14-15 March:… https://t.co/PfR9L3rU1p
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3/13
2019
We look forward to hearing diverse voices on #bizhumanrights #SDGs #UNGPs #HumanRights #GenderEquality among delega… https://t.co/u99TGXk8zB
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryNew Post on the #BHRJ Blog! This #InternationalWomensDay , co-Editor-in-Chief @ProfSuryaDeva contends that gender-b… https://t.co/KsSwTT0wvK
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryWay to go #UWLawDawgs! This summer, our UW Law bar stars posted a 90 percent passage rate on the @WAStateBar bar ex… https://t.co/IkisMUXAMM
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryWomen defending human rights from corporate abuse are under constant attack for taking a stand. Find out more:… https://t.co/2pa8OmW9cD
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryExcited to be back in India to participate in a week full of #bizhumanrights #supplychain #modernslavery discussion… https://t.co/s4ymkC0YhC
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3/10
2019
4 years later, the hoped-for trillions are nowhere in sight. Should we change the goals we set in 2015? Or take a h… https://t.co/RU0BEBxY8Y
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryCollaboration between @solgmunoz Special Rapporteur for Ec, Scoail, Cultural and Env. Rights and @WGBizHRs is takin… https://t.co/bgFANEiXHpAlong with my colleague @HumbertoCantuR also honored to address the Permanent Council of the @OEA_oficial on Inte… https://t.co/R1E4BjYz8sWith more than 10,000 alumni in 47 countries and over 1,200 cities, our graduates compose a truly global community.… https://t.co/ldfA4fPgaN
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryIn just two weeks @WGBizHRs will have first regional consultation in Beirut on how UN Guiding Principles apply to c… https://t.co/NT8xJNRz4SProf. @HumbertoCantuR speaking at OAS mtg on bus and human rights focused on work of Special Rapporteur @solgmunozhttps://t.co/591wcCVyW0Intro remarks by Special Rapporteur on Ec, Social, Cltural and Env Rights of @IACHumanRights at special OAS headin… https://t.co/wppjkRU5NC[HOY] Importante discusión en @OEA_oficial sobre #EmpresasyDDHH promovida por #REDESCA con @solgmunoz,… https://t.co/lNmX43D37o
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3/7
2019
Very good news from India! With the Zero draft of the Indian #NAP on #bizhumanrights the race to the top in South… https://t.co/QbZIy3KHYm
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2/14
2019
THIS WEDNESDAY: Don't miss the @martinennals award ceremony at 6pm in Plainpalais, Geneva. It will be a great occas… https://t.co/WOhm7J7VzH
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2/12
2019

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