• Ford Hall Forum Presents: The State of Human Rights

A Frederic G. Corneel Memorial Forum

Thursday, April 12, 2012
6:30 - 8pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street, Boston

With myriad political, social, and economic changes across the globe in the last decade, the public is eagerly questioning the effects on our worldwide fight for human rights. Rev. Dr. William Schulz, CEO of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, discusses the United States’ recent progress in upholding human rights and which geopolitical areas will soon need the most attention. Dr. John Cerone, professor of human rights law and the U.S. member of the International Law Association’s (ILA) International Human Rights Law Committee, delves into the UN’s original intentions with the Millennium Development Goals and the likelihood of fulfilling them by 2015. Visiting lecturer at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Dr. Jasmine Waddell, moderates their exchange on critical steps to ensure these fundamental rights to all.

This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required! Click here for more information or to reserve your space.

Co-presented by The Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University and Suffolk University’s Model United Nations.

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