Bogotá, Colombia played host to the Latin America launch of the B-HRD Project, hosted by the Program for Global Justice and Human Rights at the University of the Andes Law School.
Helena Alviar García, Dean of the of the University of the Andes Law Schhol and César Rodríguez-Garavito, founding Director of the Program on Global Justice and Human Rights at the University of the Andes, opened the Conference. Marcela Vieira from the Working Group on Intellectual Property (GTPI) from the Brazilian Network for the Integration of Peoples (REBRIP), and Felipe Carvalho from Associação Brasileira Interdisciplinar de AIDS (ABIA) both provided insightful commentary on B-HRD with a unique perspective into HIV and the pharmaceutical industry in Brazil. Alirio Uribe of the Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo followed, providing historical insights into the corporate accountability movements internationally and the important role B-HRD can play. The launch event ended with a lively discussion amongst participants.
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