Humanitarian Accountability: Litigation against United Nations for Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Monday, October 26, 2015 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037Duke Law Events

Beatrice Lindstrom, Staff Attorney for the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti will give a talk on "U.N. Haiti Cholera Litigation." This event will focus on the ongoing litigation against the U.N. for the cholera outbreak in Haiti in 2010 caused by improper waste removal at a U.N. peacekeeping base as well as broader issues of U.N. accountability. Co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, Health Justice Clinic, Center for International and Comparative Law, Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the International Law Society and the Human Rights Law Society. Lunch will be provided. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

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