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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Its Foundations, Achievements and Violations
4 Dec 2018 -  The aim of this event is to bring experts on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and on human rights in general to mark the seventieth anniversary by focusing on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) foundations and achievements and the challenges still being faced in implementation of full respect and enjoyment of those rights.
The seventieth anniversary of The UDHR is an occasion to foster renewed appreciation for the crucial role of the UDHR at a time when fundamental human rights consistently are being ignored and abused and countless individuals are suffering from that privation all over the world.

Invited Speakers:

H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations.

H.E. Prof. Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor at Harvard Law School; former Ambassador of the USA to the Holy See; past member, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom; author of A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Prof. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program at Princeton University; past chairman, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

Prof. Paolo Carozza, Professor of Law, Concurrent Professor Political Science and Director, Kellogg Institute for International Studies at Notre Dame University; former president, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; member, Director, Notre Dame Center for Civil and Human Rights; author of Regional Protection of Human Rights.

Mr. Michael P. Farris, President, CEO and General Counsel of Alliance Defending International, Attorney before the US Supreme Court, Author of 15 books.
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