Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Obama & Human Rights Conference at American U.

The American University Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law will host a conference in Washington, D.C., on April 28 and 29 on Obama & Human Rights.


There's an impressive group of participants, and the list is growing:

  • Diane Orentlicher, Deputy, State Department Office for War Crimes Issues
  • Vince Warren, ED, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Suzanne Nossel, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organizations
  • Gary Motsek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Program Support
  • Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, Family Research Council
  • Joe Stork, Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch
  • Shari Knoerzer, Social Responsibility and Community Development-Asia and Africa, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc.

Aryeh Neier, President of the Open Society Foundations, will deliver the keynote, titled The Arab Revolutions, Human Rights and the Obama Administration, on Thursday, April 28, at 1:00 p.m.

Registration is free.  For more information and registration, click here.



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