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Leveraging the United Nations to Expand Respect for Human Rights

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Normandale Community College’s Internationalization Speaker Series presents Amy Bergquist  speaking on “Leveraging the United Nations to Expand Respect for Human Rights”,  Friday, April 8 12:00 – 1:30pm

Amy Bergquist, Senior Staff Attorney at The Advocates for Human Rights, will highlight how civil society organizations engage with UN human rights mechanisms to effect change. Drawing on case studies relating to gender-based violence, the death penalty, and LGBTI rights, Amy will share how The Advocates leverages its special consultative status at the United Nations to partner with civil society organizations and volunteers to hold governments accountable for human rights violations and to engage in victim-centered advocacy to achieve reforms.

In-person in C1020 or register here to attend the Zoom option.

This event is co-hosted by the NCC International Experience Center, Political Science Department, and the United Nations Association MN Chapter. Please email Internationalization Coordinator Jen Bouchard with questions jen.bouchard@normandale.edu.

 

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Date:
April 8
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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