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November 6, 2007

School of Law to Host “Bringing Human Rights Home” Symposium Friday, November 9

Friday, November 9, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, the School of Law will host a symposium titled, “Bringing Human Rights Home:  Implementing International Human Rights in the United States.”  The event is sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, the University of Oregon School of Law, the City of Eugene, and many other organizations.  Speakers include Catherine Albisa (National Economic and Social Rights Initiative), speaking on the topic, “What Are International Human Rights and Why Implement Them Here At Home?”; Chivy Sok (Women’s Institute for Leadership Development for Human Rights), speaking on the topic “Implementing International Human Rights at the State and Local Levels: Progress to Date”; and Carmen Urbina (Eugene School District 4J and Eugene Human Rights Commission), speaking on the topic, “How Can We Make Eugene a ‘Human Rights City’?”  The event will take place in  Room 175 and is open to the public. 

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