Monday, Oct. 27, 2008
12:15-1:15 p.m. • Room 3041
Robert Archer, the executive director of the International Council on Human Rights Policy, based in Geneva, Switzerland, will be the keynote speaker for Duke Law International Week, which runs Oct. 27–31.
Archer will speak on developments and trends in human rights in the last fifteen years, while giving particular attention to emerging issues that the current framework of human rights will be faced with in the coming years.
Mr. Archer's talk will be based on a publication entitled "Catching the Wind: Human Rights," which can be downloaded as a pdf here.
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