Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Violations during past Dictatorships and Armed Conflicts: Promoting Strategic Litigation and Truth Commissions.

Principal Investigator: Leigh Payne

Summary

This is a project led by Professor Leigh Payne and is a partnership between the University of Oxford Latin American Centre and Sociology Department, ANDHES and CELS in Argentina, and Dejusticia in Colombia.

The aim of the project is to consolidate an emergent wave of judicial investigations aimed to achieve corporate accountability; develop a truth commission model that target corporate complicity in human rights violations; and, produce synergistic work that links efforts of activists and scholars working on corporate accountability.

Funding Provider

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Open Society Foundation

Duration of Funding: 2 years