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Wednesday, November 24 • 15:45 - 16:45
Closing Session
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This session will not only reflect on the past two days of the Forum, but will also set a futuristic agenda for the Pacific region, highlighting the opportunities and instigating the process towards developing national action plans on business and human rights.

Moderators
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Surya Deva

member, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
Mr. Surya Deva is a Professor at the Macquarie Law School, University of Macquarie, Sydney. He researches in the areas of business and human rights, India-China constitutional law, international human rights law, and sustainable development. Deva has published extensively in these... Read More →

Speakers
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Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan

President, Human Rights Council
Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan was elected to the 2021 presidency of the Human Rights Council on 15 January 2021. Ms. Khan was appointed to Fiji’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva, when it first opened in April 2014.Ms. Khan... Read More →
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Jonathan Curr

New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji, New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jonathan is New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Fiji, where he has been posted since 2018. Jonathan will shortly conclude his assignment in Fiji and return to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Wellington as the Head of the Middle East and African Division. Jonathan... Read More →
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Livio Sarandrea

Global Adviser, Business and Human Rights, UNDP
Mr. Livio Sarandrea, is UNDP’s Global Lead on Business and Human Rights and the Team leader of: “Business and Human Rights in Asia promoting Responsible Business practices through regional partnerships (B+HR Asia)”. A Human Rights lawyer with 20 years of field experience in... Read More →
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Vanessa Zimmerman

Chief Executive Officer, Pillar Two
Vanessa is a recognised global and domestic corporate sustainability expert focusing on human rights.Originally an anti-trust lawyer, Vanessa specialised in business and human rights, working for five years as a Legal Advisor to the UN Special Representative on Business and Human... Read More →
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Lucielle Paru

Executive Director, Papua Native Landowners Association Inc (PNLA)
I am an Activist from Papua New Guinea and for the past decade have raised issues, awareness and lobbied with the Government and Opposition of our Country PNG. At current the major issues I work on are: the Papuan People Want for Freedom from PNG, Papuan Land Grabbing issues and Environmental... Read More →
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Sagufta Salma Janif

Executive Director, The Fusion Hub
Ms. Sagufta Salma Janif is the Founder/Director at The Fusion Hub (Social Enterprise) & BulaLance. She won the 2020 regional commonwealth youth award and is one of the recipients of the MaiLife 30 Under 30 award. She is also a member of the Alliance for Future Generations Fiji. She... Read More →
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Paul Wilson

Australian Deputy High Commissioner to Fiji, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Mr Paul Wilson is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and is currently the Deputy High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji. Mr Wilson was previously the Australian Consul-General to New Caledonia, French Polynesia, and Wallis and Futuna, in addition... Read More →


Wednesday November 24, 2021 15:45 - 16:45 GMT+12