NGO perspectives on human rights advocacy and foreign policy

NGO perspectives on human rights advocacy and foreign policy
16 June 2021, 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Conference / Symposium
Online- via Zoom

In this roundtable discussion, leading human rights advocates in civil society will share their perspectives on current challenges in securing human rights through foreign policy advocacy strategies.  Featuring perspectives from across continents, panel members will comment on how different states are supporting human rights through their foreign policy and the various strategies used by human rights NGOs in this changing landscape of international relations. 

The panel will feature the following distinguished human rights advocates:

  • Ahmed Adam, Programme Manager, UN Advocacy, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM ASIA)
  • Sanjoy Hazarika, International Director, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
  • Juana Kweitel, Executive Director, Conectas
  • Marc Limon, Executive Director, Universal Rights Group

The event will be chaired by Dr Corinne Lennox, Co-Director of the Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

All welcome

This event is free to attend, but booking is required. It will be held online with details about how to join the virtual event being circulated via email to registered attendees 24 hours in advance.


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