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Minwoo Kim

International Human Rights Center at the GSIS, Korea University
Research Professor
Seoul, South Korea
Minwoo Kim is the Research Professor of International Human Rights Center at GSIS, Korea University and the Managing Director of Asia Business and Human Rights Center at Human Asia. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Korea University with a focus on business and human rights. Currently, he is serving for the Korean Association of Human Rights Studies as a director of the business and human rights department and also for several leading SOEs as a member of their business and human rights committees. As a BHR expert and advisor in cooperation with the NHRI, he has dedicated himself to the development of BHR guidance and educational programs for companies and public organizations and conducted Human Rights Impact Assessments for them. He currently teaches human rights courses including ‘Business and Human Rights’, ‘Human Rights in Asia’, and ‘Introduction to Human Rights” at Korea University. His research interests are specialized primarily in human rights implementation issues such as Human Rights Due Diligence. One of his latest publication is 『The Relationship between Corporate Human Rights Responsibility Disclosure and Performance』.