Featured Speakers

avatar for Hon. Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Hon. Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Government of Fiji
Attorney-General ; Minister for Economy, Civil Service, and...
avatar for H.E. David Kabua

H.E. David Kabua

Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
avatar for Surya Deva

Surya Deva

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Anita Ramasastry

Anita Ramasastry

Grupo de Trabajo sobre las empresas y los derechos humanos
avatar for Dante Pesce

Dante Pesce

Vincular Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development
Founder and Executive Director
avatar for Simona Marinescu

Simona Marinescu

Resident Coordinator Office (RCO)
UN Resident Coordinator
avatar for Sanaka Samarasinha

Sanaka Samarasinha

Resident Coordinator Office (RCO)
Resident Coordinator of Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji,...
avatar for Heike Alefsen

Heike Alefsen

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Regional Representative for the Pacific
avatar for Roberto Eugenio T. Cadiz

Roberto Eugenio T. Cadiz

Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines
avatar for Najat Maalla M’jid

Najat Maalla M’jid

UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children
Special Representative
avatar for Alisi Tuqa

Alisi Tuqa

Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO)
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Emeline Siale ILOLAHIA

Emeline Siale ILOLAHIA

Pacific Islands Association of Non-Government Organizations (PIANGO)
Executive Director
avatar for Kylie Porter

Kylie Porter

Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA)
Executive Director
avatar for Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo

Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo

New Zealand Human Rights Commission
Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner
avatar for Ernest Gibson

Ernest Gibson

UN Secretary General's Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change
Pacific representative
avatar for Golda Benjamin

Golda Benjamin

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Programme Director


avatar for Hée Eun Ahn

Hée Eun Ahn

Climate Change and Environment Associate
avatar for Millicent Barty

Millicent Barty

Young Entrepreneurs Council (YECSI), Solomon Islands
avatar for Rosie Catherine

Rosie Catherine

Pacific Disability
Programme Officer
avatar for Joshua Cooper

Joshua Cooper

Hawaii Institute for Human Rights
avatar for Catherine Coumans

Catherine Coumans

Mining Watch Canada
Research Coordinator and Asia-Pacific Program Coordinator
avatar for Evelyn Daimoi-Ofasia

Evelyn Daimoi-Ofasia

Australian High Commission, Papua New Guinea (gov.)
Program Manager, Law and Justice Program
avatar for Roshika Deo

Roshika Deo

Feminist, Social Development/Inclusion Specialist
avatar for Patrick Earle

Patrick Earle

Diplomacy Training Program (DTP)
Executive Director

Mue Bentley Fisher

Weta Coffee
Co-founder and Director
avatar for Dr Luke Fletcher

Dr Luke Fletcher

Jubilee Australia Research Centre
Executive Director
avatar for Sacha Fuller

Sacha Fuller

University of Newcastle
Research and Innovation Division

Liese Galvin

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Policy Officer, Environment Division
avatar for Elena Gerasimova

Elena Gerasimova

ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries
Decent Work and International Labour Standards Specialist
avatar for Alex Sen Gupta

Alex Sen Gupta

Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC) at the university of New South Wales (UNSW)
Research scientist and Lecturer
avatar for Eveleen Hayden

Eveleen Hayden

Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce
avatar for John Hyde

John Hyde

UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project
Anti-Corruption Consultant
avatar for Miliana Iga

Miliana Iga

Pacific Youth Forum Against Corruption
avatar for Andrew Irvin

Andrew Irvin

Waste Management & Resource Recovery Association of Fiji (WMRRAF)
avatar for Sagufta Salma Janif

Sagufta Salma Janif

The Fusion Hub
Executive Director

Patricia Kailola

Pacifika Network (formerly Pacific Dialogue Ltd).
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Pelenatita Kara

Pelenatita Kara

Civil Society Forum of Tonga
Program Manager
avatar for Matin Karimli

Matin Karimli

ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries
avatar for Chantelle Khan

Chantelle Khan

Social Empowerment and Education Program (SEEP Fiji)
Executive Director
avatar for Natasha Khan

Natasha Khan

University of South Pacific School of Governance
Coordinator, Diploma in Leadership, Governance and Human Rights
avatar for Tishiko King

Tishiko King

Organising Coordinator
avatar for Brian Kironde

Brian Kironde

UNFPA – Pacific Sub Region Office - Fiji
Technical Specialist, adolescents and youth
avatar for Cressida Kuala

Cressida Kuala

Founder of Porgera Red Wara (River) Women's Association (PNG)
Founder and CEO
avatar for Samantha Kuman

Samantha Kuman

Center for Environmental Law & Community Rights Inc (CELCOR), Papua New Guinea
Advocacy Officer
avatar for Atish Kumar

Atish Kumar

Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Fiji
Acting Deputy Secretary
avatar for Kate Mackenzie

Kate Mackenzie

Consultant on climate, public policy, investment and finance, and...
avatar for Val Madsen

Val Madsen

St Barbara Limited
Executive General Manager People
avatar for Sidhant Maharaj

Sidhant Maharaj

Royal Commonwealth Society
Community Working Group Lead - Australia and the Pacific
avatar for Tiantaake Mariana

Tiantaake Mariana

Kiribati Women in Maritime Association
avatar for Shelley Marshall

Shelley Marshall

RMIT University
Associate Professor
avatar for Jonathan Mesulam

Jonathan Mesulam

Alliance of Solwara Warriors, Papua New Guinea
avatar for Lady Miki

Lady Miki

Haus of Khameleon
avatar for Joe Moses

Joe Moses

Paga Hill
avatar for Gavin Mudd

Gavin Mudd

RMIT University, Australia
Associate Professor
avatar for Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn

Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn

Senior indigenous fellow
avatar for Georgina Naigulevu

Georgina Naigulevu

Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society
Vice-Chair and Board Treasurer
avatar for Tevita Naikasowalu

Tevita Naikasowalu

Human, Ecological and Indigenous Rights defender, Fiji
Human, Ecological and Indigenous Rights defender
avatar for Krishnan Narasimhan

Krishnan Narasimhan

UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Deputy Programme Manager
avatar for Tina Ngata

Tina Ngata

Ngāti Porou Indigenous peoples advocate; plastics researcher, scientist, and environmental planner
Researcher, scientist, advocate
avatar for Justine Nolan

Justine Nolan

Australian Institute for Human Rights
avatar for Brynn O'Brien

Brynn O'Brien

The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR)
Executive Director
avatar for Pierre De Pasquale

Pierre De Pasquale

Responsible Mining Foundation, Switzerland
Head of Stakeholder Engagement
avatar for Emmanuel Peni

Emmanuel Peni

Project Sepik (PNG)
Human Rights Defender and Co-ordinator
avatar for KIVINIEMI-SIDDIQ Peppi


Senior Regional Migrant Protection Specialist
avatar for Lati Qoro

Lati Qoro

Vinod Patel Group
Group Manager HR, Governance & Corporate Affairs
avatar for Alisi Rabukawaqa

Alisi Rabukawaqa

Bua Urban Youth Network/IUCN (Fiji)
avatar for Ashwin Raj

Ashwin Raj

Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission (Fiji)
avatar for Padma Raman

Padma Raman

Australian Human Rights Commission
Chief Executive
avatar for Christina Sakato

Christina Sakato

Conservation Environment Protection Authority (CEPA), Papua New Guinea
Policy Officer
avatar for Livio Sarandrea

Livio Sarandrea

Global Adviser, Business and Human Rights
avatar for Andy Shen

Andy Shen

Greenpeace USA
Senior Oceans Adviser
avatar for Lisa Singh

Lisa Singh

Walk Free
Head Govt Advocacy
avatar for Alanna Smith

Alanna Smith

Te Ipukarea Society, Cook Islands
Conservation Programme Manager
avatar for John Southalan

John Southalan

Independent Examiner

Rigamoto Taito

WORMALD in Fiji / Modern Slavery Committee by the Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation (FCEF)
General Manager / Deputy Chairperson

Louisa Teaotai

Kiribati Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Vice Chair
avatar for Valmaine Toki

Valmaine Toki

University of Waikato
Associate Professor of Law
avatar for Kautoa Tonganibeia

Kautoa Tonganibeia

Kiribati Chamber of Commerce & Industry
avatar for Sonja Stefanovska Trajanoska

Sonja Stefanovska Trajanoska

UNDP Anti-Corruption Adviser
avatar for Mererai Vatege

Mererai Vatege

Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC)
Chairperson-FTUC Youth Committee
avatar for Robert Vaughan

Robert Vaughan

The Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Human Rights Officer (Focal point for Climate and Business and Human...

Zephaniah Winduo

Project Sepik (PNG)
Environmental & Human Rights Defender
avatar for Annika Wythes

Annika Wythes

Regional Anti-Corruption Adviser - Pacific
avatar for Vanessa Zimmerman

Vanessa Zimmerman

Pillar Two
Chief Executive Officer