“The Future of Human Rights” panel at CCNY Oct. 5

Affiliate: ACLU of New York
September 18, 2015 11:00 am

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The City College of New York opens its 2015-16 Human Rights Forum series on Monday, Oct. 5 with a panel on “The Future of Human Rights.”

WHAT: The Future of Human Rights

WHO: Aryeh Neier, president emeritus of the Open Society Foundations and former executive director of Human Rights Watch

Gay McDougall, the first United Nations Independent Expert on Minority Issues (2005-11)

Martina Vandenberg, founder and president of The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

Eric Weitz, dean of Humanities and the Arts at the City College of New York (moderator)

WHEN: Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Shepard Hall, The Great Hall

The City College of New York

160 Convent Ave.

WHY: Sponsored by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the Division of the Humanities and Arts, and the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, “Human Rights: A Multiyear Forum at City College” aims to develop a critical perspective on human rights and to ask how we work toward justice for victims and bear witness to human rights violations.

RSVP: Admission is free, but reservations are required. To reserve a seat, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/human-rights-forum-series-20152016-launch-the-future-of-human-rights-tickets-18400495377

CONTACT: Syd Steinhardt




Jessica Gentile

Communications Officer

Division of Humanities and the Arts

The City College of New York

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