September 18, 2014
Tomorrow, Sept. 19: Human Rights Program 30th Anniversary Event
Posted by Cara Solomon
One by one, alumni are streaming in from around the world for the big day: our 30th anniversary event! Details below.
30th Anniversary of the Human Rights Program
Keynote Speaker: Dean Harold Hongju Koh, JD ’80
1:15 – 3 p.m.
Panel I: Human Rights Advocacy Across the Generations
Panelists: Rangita de Silva de Alwis, SJD ’97, Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, Women in Public Service Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Clara Long, JD ’12, Researcher, U.S. Program, Human Rights Watch; Raymond Akongburo Atuguba, LL.M ’00, SJD ’04, Executive Secretary to the President of the Republic of Ghana; James A. Goldston, JD ’87, Executive Director, Open Society Justice Initiative; Tyler Giannini, Director, Human Rights Program and Clinical Professor, Harvard Law School; Susan Farbstein, JD ’04, Director, International Human Rights Clinic and Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Law School.
3:15 – 5 p.m.
Panel II: The Next Stage for UN Treaty Bodies
Panelists: Felice Gaer, Director, Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, AJC; Michael Ashley Stein, JD ’88, Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability, and Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Gerald L. Neuman, JD ’80, Director, Human Rights Program, and J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law, Harvard Law School; Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, New York University School of Law.
5:30 p.m. Reception