“From Nuremberg to the ICC: Prospects and Challenges for International Criminal Justice” A Conversation with Carlos Castresana

April 25, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Wilf 5th Floor Conference Room
139 MacDougal Street
New York, NY

Valid ID and RSVP are required for this event. Please RSVP to Audrey Watne at watnea@exchange.law.nyu.edu by April 22th to be guaranteed admission. Lunch will be served. About the Event: In this lunch lecture, CHRGJ welcomes Carlos Castresana, a public prosecutor of the Spanish Supreme Court, who has dedicated most of his career to criminal  More»

Current Challenges for the International Criminal Court

May 1, 2014, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall Room 208
40 Washington Square South

Ambassador Tiina Intelmann was Estonia’s Ambassador to the UN in NY from 2005 to 2011 and has been the President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court since December 2011. RSVP here.

Venice Academy of Human Rights: Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

July 7, 2014, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Monastery of San Nicolò
Venice- Lido, Italy

Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law Including Professor Philip Alston on faculty. Over the last decades, courts and tribunals have increased in an unprecedented way. Entire new legal orders have been promoted, if not created, by courts and tribunals and have been accompanied by new theories of integration, constitutionalisation and the exercise of public  More»

Past Events

Human Rights Unplugged: How the UN Disability Treaty Challenges and Refreshes Human Rights: A Discussion with Gerard Quinn

April 11, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

5th Floor Conference Room, Wilf Hall
139 MacDougal Street

RSVP and valid ID are required for this event. Please RSVP to Audrey Watne at watnea@exchange.law.nyu.edu by April 4th to be guaranteed admission. Lunch will be served. About the Event: Please join CHRGJ as it welcomes Professor Gerard Quinn in a public talk about the recent UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities—a  More»

Uganda and Beyond: Defending Global LGBT Rights without Undermining Them

April 10, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Lester Pollack Colloquium, Furman Hall 9th Floor
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY

Valid ID and RSVP are required for this event. Please RSVP to Audrey Watne at watnea@exchange.law.nyu.edu to be guaranteed admission. Event will be followed by a brief reception About the Event: Uganda’s Anti Homosexuality Act, which was signed into law by President Museveni on February 24, 2014, is a particularly draconian law that has sparked  More»

Implementing the Rights to Water and Sanitation: The Role of the Special Procedures in advancing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

April 9, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

WILF Hall 5th Floor conference room
139 MacDougal Street
New York, New York

Valid ID and RSVP are required for this event. Please RSVP to Audrey Watne at watnea@exchange.law.nyu.edu by April 8th. Lunch will be served. About our talk: Please join CHRGJ as we welcome Dr. Inga Winkler, a Legal Advisor to the current UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque.  More»