Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities: International Law and the Responsibility to Protect
Date: January 13, 2015, 6:30-8:00PM
Location: 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY
Nearly a decade after the UN General Assembly adopted the principles of the Responsibility to Protect, mass atrocities continue across the globe.
Find out Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at the New York City panel discussion, Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities: International Law and the Responsibility to Protect.
Confirmed panelists include:
- Dr. Simon Adams, Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
- Adama Dieng, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General for the Prevention of Genocide
H.E. Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Rwanda to the United States of America and non-resident Ambassador to Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina
- Sheri Rosenberg, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Program in Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Director, Human Rights and Genocide Clinic, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
- Moderator: Elizabeth Barad, International Law and Gender Consultant, Co-chair of the Committee on African Affairs at the NYC Bar
NYC Bar African Affairs Committee, Elizabeth Barad & Brandon Smith, Co-chairs; NYC Bar United Nations Committee, Ulysses Smith, Chair; Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, Alexander Papachristou, Executive Director; and the NYC Bar International Human Rights Committee, Elisabeth Wickeri, Chair
The program is free and open to the public