Tomorrow, Sept. 19: Human Rights Program 30th Anniversary Event

One by one, alumni are streaming in from around the world for the big day: our 30th anniversary event! Details below.

If you can’t make it, don’t worry: we’ll be live streaming it here and live tweeting under the hashtag #HRP30.

30th Anniversary of the Human Rights Program

September 19, 2014

When: 12 p.m.

Where: Milstein East B and C

Please join us to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. The keynote speech will be given by Harold Hongju Koh, JD ’80, former Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State, and one of the country’s leading experts in public and private international law, national security law, and human rights.

RSVP: [email protected]

12 p.m.  Lunch and Keynote Address

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