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Voluntary Principles Risk Assessments: Trends in Security and Human Rights Risks and the Impact of Covid-19


Source: Voluntary Principles Initiative

Reg Manhas moderated a discussion about trends in security and human rights risk assessments in the past 18 months, including the impact of COVID-19 on risk analysis. Panellists provided their insights into ongoing and emerging security and human rights risks such as those relating to COVID-19 restrictions, government responses to COVID-19, unemployment/social unrest, artisanal mining and organized criminal activity.
Session held on June 23, 2021

Moderator: Reg Manhas, Purcell Global Strategies (formerly of Kosmos Energy and Talisman Energy)
Panellists: Krista Hendry, Senior Manager, MFC
John Morrison, Chief Executive, Institute for Human Rights and Business
Melissa Whellams, Principal, Avanzar LLC
Jamie Williamson, Executive Director, ICoCA

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