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Human Rights in Practice: The Past and Future of Human Rights in Theory and Practice: 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Monday, November 13, 2023
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Başak Çalı, Professor of International Law & Co-Director, Centre for Fundamental Rights, Hertie School; Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Member, U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child; and RJ Thompson-Rodriguez, Managing Director, Urban Justice Center. Speakers will discuss the past and future of human rights in theory and practice during 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Moderated by Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Clinical Professor of Law (Teaching) and Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke Law. Co-sponsored by Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Human Rights Law Society, and International Law Society. Event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person. Lunch provided for attendees. For more information, contact Bonnie Blundell ( To view a livestream recording of this event: