Rakesh Ranjan Vincent Bernard

Migrant Workers in Conflict-Affected Countries

A Session by Rakesh Ranjan and Vincent Bernard

About this Session

What role do migrant workers play in conflict-affected countries, in supply chains, and in security? What should companies consider in their heightened due diligence, when recruitmeng and employing workers and what actions should they take? This session will consider the experience of South Asian workers caught up in the Israel/Gaza conflict, and of recruitment and employment of migrant workers in private security companies in conflict-affected and high risk areas.

25 June 2024, 03:00 PM

Day 1 PM

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

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About The Speakers

Rakesh Ranjan

Rakesh Ranjan

South Asia Regional Coordinator, Institute for Human Rights and Business

South Asia Regional Coordinator at IHRB, Specialist in International Labour Migration and Responsible Recruitment, Published Author on Indian Diaspora Homeland Engagement

Vincent Bernard

Vincent Bernard

Senior Policy Advisor, International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA)

International Humanitarian Law, Policy and Action


Vicky Bowman

Vicky Bowman

Senior Adviser, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Extensive field experience of business and human rights and multistakeholder work, particularly in Asia