Friday, January 13, 2006

New Book and Two NYC Events Honor Human Rights Advocate, Mary Robinson

A Voice for Human Rights, edited by Kevin Boyle, is an annotated collection of Robinson's speeches, given when she served as U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. The book also provides the first in-depth account of the work of the Office of High Commissioner. With a preface by Kofi Annan and an afterword by Louise Arbour, the present Human Rights Commissioner, the book will be of interest to all concerned with international human rights, international relations, development, and politics.

Columbia University Reception


Monday, January 23rd
12 noon to 1:15 p.m.
The Kellogg Center, 15th Floor
School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University
420 West 118th Street (just off Amsterdam Ave)
RSVP by Wednesday, January 18th to: CSHR@columbia.edu

United Nations Book Signing


Tuesday, January 24th
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
United Nations Bookshop
Visitors Lobby GA-32
1st Avenue and 46th Street
New York, NY 10017

Essex University Professor and editor Kevin Boyle is also scheduled to appear at both events.

http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14200.html

KJ

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