Past Event

Human Rights Essay Contest Colloquium

April 12, 2017
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
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International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St., New York, NY 10027 1302
Winners of the Human Rights Essay Contest along with other selected participants are invited to present their papers and discuss their human rights research with faculty and fellow students. Please join us and add your perspective to the discussion. Confirmed Presenters: - "Climate Refugees and Their 'Refugee' Status", Kunal Kanodia, Columbia College -"The International Community's Jurisdiction over Gendercide as a Human Rights Abuse", Jodi Lessner, Barnard College -"Enforcing Respect for Indigenous People’s Right to Self-Determination: Establishing Mandatory Due Diligence Requirements for Canadian Transnational Mining Companies", Chase McNabb, Graduate School of Arts and Science -"Post-Conflict Peace and Indigenous Land Restitution: A Comparative Examination of the Prospects for Indigenous Rights in Guatemala and Colombia", Madeline Wolberg, School of International and Public Affairs Presentations to be followed by Q&A session. Light lunch will be served. International Affairs Building, Room 1302