Human Rights Events

Strategies to Fight Discrimination: Reports from Frontline Activists in Europe and Africa

October 20, 2010 // 11:30am1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Webcast

A New Approach to Social Policy: Measuring Access to Opportunity

September 30, 2010 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Latin American Program
This seminar explored the Human Opportunity Index, designed to measure difference in access within and among countries of the region.
Webcast

Challenges for Latin American Police Forces: The Complex and Changing Environment

September 29, 2010 // 8:30am12:30pm
Latin American Program
The Latin America Program held a seminar that included a panel of experts from the region discussing the challenges of police reform throughout Latin America.

Demography and Women's Empowerment: Urgency for Action?

September 13, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Middle Eastern women should be empowered to participate in the economy in a more significant way if the region is to take advantage of its "demographic window of opportunity," says the World Bank's Nadereh Chamlou.

Progress and Challenges to Women's Empowerment: Lessons from Tunisia

September 08, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Nabiha Gueddana, President and Director-General, National Agency for Family and Population, former Secretary of State in charge of Women and Family Affairs and former chair of "Partners in Population and Development: South-South Initiative"
Webcast

Women in Developing Countries: Sowing the Seeds for the Future

July 30, 2010 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Two leading experts detail the challenges and opportunities for women in developing countries, as well as how the United States can create a new, more effective development policy that recognizes the key role of women.
Webcast

A Charter of Rights for North America: A Proposal and Analysis

July 20, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Wilson Center public policy scholar James McHugh presented his research on the potential to deepen relations among NAFTA members through the adoption of a continental charter of rights.
Webcast

Crime and Violence in Central America: A Human Development Approach

June 24, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
The Latin American Program and the UNDP convened this seminar to focus attention on the alarming levels of citizen insecurity in Central America and consider policy responses.

Iran: The Year of Reckoning

June 04, 2010 // 8:30am12:45pm
Middle East Program
Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School and Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; Michael Postl, Former Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to Iran; Shaul Bakhash, Chair and Commentator, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of History, George Mason University; Farideh Farhi, Independent Scholar and Affiliate Graduate Faculty, Political Science, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; Kaveh Ehsani, Chair and Commentator, Assistant Professor, International Studies, DePaul University
Webcast

Common Crime and Organized Crime in Latin American Cities: Commonalities and Differences

May 19, 2010 // 8:30am3:15pm
Latin American Program
A conference to deepen the understanding of the connection between existing levels of common crime and the growing presence of organized crime in the region.

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