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Past Event

Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

November 14, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Casa Italiana, Teatro, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027
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This World Leaders Forum program features an address, The State of Human Rights in the World Today, by Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience.

High Commissioner Zeid will discuss a number of contemporary trends and the enormous challenges facing human rights protection, both within societies and between them - and what we can do to uphold the fundamental principles that maintain peace.

Welcome and Introduction by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Moderated by:
Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President of Global Centers and Global Development

Cosponsored by: 
Columbia Global Centers