UNDP and the UN Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka Convene to Discuss UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka convened a knowledge sharing forum recently under the theme ‘UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights’ at the Aitken Spence Auditorium in Colombo.

The panel comprised of Sean Lees, Business and Human Rights Specialist, UNDP, Denver De Zylva, Vice President, Virtusa Corp and Yasangi Randeni, Assistant General Manager, Corporate Sustainability, Aitken Spence PLC sharing their knowledge and experience on Business and Human Rights in the Private Sector.

This comes following the recent partnership agreement signed between UNP and the Global Compact Network Sri Lanka to further align private sector sustainability initiatives with 2030 development agenda and host high-level knowledge dialogues and facilitate greater Public-Private Partnerships on national development priorities.

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