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Nov
15
2013
Rethinking Change in Haiti (audio)

A panel of experts including Michèle Pierre-Louis, president of the Open Society foundation in Haiti (FOKAL) and former prime minister of Haiti, discuss the dynamics of bringing change to Haiti.

Nov
15
2013
The Eastern Partnership Before the Vilnius Summit: What Has Been Achieved and What Comes Next?

This event will present the Eastern Partnership Index and discuss the current state of reforms in the EaP states.

Location:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Reichpietschufer 20, 10785 Berlin

Nov
14
2013
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Visual Storytelling and Violence: A Conversation with Donna De Cesare and Fred Ritchin

Photojournalist Donna De Cesare speaks with NYU professor Fred Ritchin about her new book Unsettled: Children in a World of Gangs.

Nov
13
2013
Latin America and the Justice Cascade (audio)

Kathryn Sikkink and César Rodríguez-Garavito examine the new global trend of holding political leaders criminally accountable for past human rights violations through domestic and international prosecutions.

Nov
12
2013
A Conversation with Guatemalan Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz

Claudia Paz y Paz, the trailblazing attorney general of Guatemala who pursued the prosecution of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, will discuss judicial reform.

Nov
11
2013
Central-American Domestic Workers and the Case of ASTRADOMES (audio)

This conversation looks at the work of ASTRADOMES (Association of Domestic Workers), which has advocated for the rights of female workers in Central America for more than 20 years.

Nov
9
2013
Talking Transition
For the first time in 12 years, New York City will have a new mayor. Two weeks of public events provide New Yorkers with a forum to share questions and ideas about the city’s future.
Location:

Canal Street & 6th Avenue, Duarte Square, New York, NY 10013

Nov
6
2013
From Rights to Remedies: Implementing International Human Rights Decisions

Too often the decisions of international human rights bodies are ignored by states unable or unwilling to implement them. A new book looks at how to connect court judgments and real change.

Location:

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights—1889 F St. NW, Room Rubén Darío, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20006

Nov
6
2013
Armenia and Georgia: From Warsaw to Vilnius and Beyond

This event brings together experts from Armenia and Georgia to discuss both countries’ progress in implementing reforms ahead of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius.

Location:

Eurocities, Square de Meeûs 1, 1000 Brussels

Nov
4
2013
Our Walls Bear Witness: The Plight of Burma’s Rohingya

Join us in bearing witness to the suffering of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Burma long considered among the world’s most persecuted peoples.

Location:

Rubinstein Auditorium, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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