# Forum on Business and Human Rights: GHR joint briefing with FES

Forum on Business and Human Rights: GHR briefing

The Ebert Foundation (FES) brought to Geneva eighteen CSO representatives (human rights NGOs, national institutions, trade unionists) to attend the 2nd session of the UN Forum. On 2 December 2013, GHR joined the FES to conduct a briefing for these defenders from Macedonia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Philippines, Mongolia, Malawi, Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Argentina, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru. Six of them were sponsored by the FES. The others were funded by a grant of the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs. Three delegates of ‘Forum Asia’ were also present. Felix Kirchmeier (FES) and Adrien-Claude Zoller conducted the session.