• UN and National Human Rights Institutions

Morten Kjaerum, UN Cttee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Friday, February 8, 2008
10-11:30am
Linnehan Conference Room,73 Tremont Street 13th Floor

Morten Kjaerum, Executive Director, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Co-director, the Danish Centre for International Studies and Human Rights and Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).  He was President of the International Coordination Committee for National Human Rights Institutions (2004-07), and has been involved since 1991 in human rights capacity building projects with governments and national institutions in all parts of the world. Morten Kjaerrum, holds an LL.M. and has written extensively on issues related to a number of human rights issues and in particular refugee law, the prohibition against racial discrimination, and the role of national human rights institutions.

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