Apr 5, 2017
11:00am - 5:00pm    |    Wilf Hall 512, 139 MacDougal Street, New York, NY

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building.

This event is free and open to the public.
Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

Every year, CHRGJ hosts an impressive group of visiting scholars engaged in research that shapes in fundamental ways how we think about and advocate for human rights and global justice. They are an integral part of the Center, and our biannual forums are opportunities for the broader community to learn about and engage more deeply with their work. Our two-day spring forum will feature scholars discussing projects in various stages. Academics, practitioners, students, stakeholders, and members of the broader community are welcome to attend. Presentations will be followed by comments from discussants and audience members. Précis will be available to those who RSVP.

Below is the schedule for the second day of the forum. For the Monday, April 3 schedule, click here.


Wednesday, April 5


11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

The Financing of UN Peace Operations: A Back Door for the EU to Invigorate its Leadership in Foreign and Human Rights Policy?

Francesco Presutti

Discussant: Alexandra Novosseloff, Visiting Scholar, Center on International Cooperation, New York University


12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.

The United Nations and the Global Push for LGBTI Equality

Charles Radcliffe

Discussant: Margaret Satterthwaite, Professor of Clinical Law, NYU School of Law


Lunch Break


3:00 p.m. –  3:55 p.m.

Banging your Head against a Stone Wall: The Battle of the Special Rapporteur over Women’s Human Rights in Iran

Delaram Farzaneh

Discussant: Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, NYU School of Law


4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

Police Violence as Organized Crime: Developing a Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Framework for Addressing Chronic State Security Abuse

Fernando Delgado

Discussant: Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, NYU School of Law


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