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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

2017 Congressional Human Rights Summer Series

Date: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Continuations: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:00am

Announcement

The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law of the American University Washington College of Law (WCL), in cooperation with the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, is hosting a series of briefings this summer for Congressional staff and interns on selected human rights topics. 

The first session on the intersection of human rights and humanitarian law with Prof. Bob Goldman, Faculty Director of the War Crimes Research Office and Co-Director of WCL’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, will be held on Tuesday, June 6, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in 2043 Rayburn House Office Building. 

The second session on what human rights are and why they matter with Prof. Macarena Sáez, the Director of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, will be held on Tuesday, June 20, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in 2045 Rayburn House Office Building. 

The third session on accountability for grave human rights abuses with Prof. Diane Orentlicher, Professor of International Law at American University and expert in war crimes tribunals, will be held on Tuesday, July 11, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Room HC-8, U.S. Capitol Building. 

2017 Congressional Human Rights Summer Series Graphic

Resources

115th Congress