Governing Global Health: Is there a Role for Human Rights?

September 21, 2017 • 4:30 PM • Pearson Building (School of Nursing), Room 1014-Auditorium
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Join the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics for a panel conversation about organizational efforts to implement human rights and analyze the distinct institutional factors that facilitate or inhibit human rights "mainstreaming" for global health advancement. Panelists include Lawrence O. Gostin (University Professor, O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University), Benjamin Mason Meier (Associate Professor of Global Health Policy, Zachary Taylor Smith Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, UNC), and Alicia Ely Yamin (Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown U Law Center; Adjunct Lecturer on Law and Global Health, Harvard University; Panelist, UN Secretary General's Independent Accountability Panel for the SDGs (EWEC); Global Fellow,Norway's Centre on Law and Social Transformation). The program will be moderated by Gavin Yamey, Professor of the Practice of Global Health at Duke. This event is co-sponsored by the Duke Global Health Institute, International Human Rights Clinic, Center for International and Comparative Law, and the UNC Department of Public Policy. For more information, contact or RSVP to Deirdre White at by 9/18.