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Wolfgang Friedmann Conference: Human Rights at Home - Implementing Human Rights through Domestic Legal Systems.

Start/End Tuesday, April 02, 2013 01:10 PM EDT -- 02:30 PM EDT
Location Name JG Annex

What opportunities and challenges do domestic legal systems offer as gatekeepers for human rights progress? Expert panelists will discuss their experiences advocating for human rights implementation in the United States. They will describe the global and historic context of the human rights movement, and share effective strategies, innovative tactics, and trajectories they see in litigation, legislation, advocacy, and education. This panel will be moderated by Professor Risa Kaufman, Executive Director of Columbia's Human Rights Institute. Contact: Alejo Cabranes, ac3406@columbia.edu