Caroline Dommen

Independent Consultant

Caroline has many years’ experience in international trade, human rights, development, and environmental law and policy. She founded the NGO 3D -> Trade - Human Rights - Equitable Economy, whose work resulted in raising awareness of the relevance of human rights law and processes for trade policy. At the Quaker UN Office in Geneva, she initiated and developed work on climate change, on food & sustainability and on assessing human rights impacts of economic policies. She has also worked for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Service for Human Rights. Caroline has an LLM in Law and Development from London University. She is a member of several professional bodies including the International Advisory Network of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and the IUCN-World Conservation Union Commission on Environmental Law. In her spare time she leads community-based sustainability projects.

Bridges news

28 September 2017
Est-il possible pour les pays africains de conjuguer libéralisation du commerce, croissance économique et droits de l’homme dans le cadre de la Zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLEC) ? Une récente étude affirme qu’ils le peuvent, et qu’ils y trouveront un intérêt économique et politique. La Zone...
20 September 2017
Can African countries simultaneously foster trade liberalisation, economic growth, and human rights in the context of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)? A recent study argues that they can, and that it would make economic and political sense for them to do so. The Continental Free Trade Area (...