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UCLA summit to address contemporary challenges in human rights

Global leaders to discuss civil liberties, genocide and protecting health during conflict

UCLA Law Human Rights Conference
UCLA School of Law

Leaders in human rights thought and policy from UCLA and across the world will address issues ranging from accountability for genocide and other mass atrocities and emerging civil liberties threats to healthcare crises affecting the world’s most vulnerable populations at the Contemporary Challenges in Human Rights Conference. The event is hosted by the UCLA School of Law’s International and Comparative Law Program.


Geoffrey Robertson, Q.C. barrister in the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, former president of the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone, author of “An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?”
Adama Dieng, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide and former registrar for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Richard Dicker, director of the Human Rights Watch International Justice Program
Jennifer Robinson, barrister with Doughty Street Chambers
Dr. Jody Heymann, dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and founder of the World Policy Analysis Center
Paul Wise, professor of pediatrics and child health and society at Stanford University School of Medicine, and senior fellow, Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford


9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 17


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Parking will be available at UCLA parking structures 2 and 3.

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