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Indian professor Surya Deva appointed UN adviser on human rights and businesses.

April 07, 2016


Indian-origin law professor Surya Deva has been appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council as an adviser on human rights and multinationals and businesses.

The Council approved in Geneva on Thursday his appointment to the position formally known as "Special Procedure Mandate Holder”.

He will be a member of the four-member Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises.

Deva is an associate professor at the City University of Hong Kong’s School of Law. He specializes in human rights and businesses, as well as Indian and Chinese constitutional law, corporate social responsibility and development.

 

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