NHRI Speaker SeriesThe Human Rights Program has hosted a number of events, forums and speakers on NHRIs. Recent events include:
March 18, 2008
Reconstituting the African State to Protect Human Rights
Chairman, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Founding Executive Director, Kenya Human Rights Commission
You can view Mr. Kiai's presentation by clicking here.
February 8, 2008
Evaluating National Human Rights Institutions: Independence, Composition and Influence
Executive Director, Danish Institute for Human Rights
President, International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (2004-07)
You can view Mr. Kjaerum's presentation by clicking here.
November 11, 2007
National Human Rights Institutions: Giving Teeth to International Treaties
Visiting Professor, Raoul Wallenberg Institute
Special Adviser on National Institutions, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1995-2003)
Federal Human Rights Commissioner of Australia (1986-1994)
You can view Mr. Burdekin's presentation by clicking here.