Wednesday, September 16, 2009

10th annual Association of Human Rights Institutes

The Human Rights Law Centre will host the 10th annual Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) conference, Human Rights Partnerships for Reform between 18th - 19th September.

Speakers will include:
Mary Robinson, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997 - 2002) and President of the Republic of Ireland (1990 -1997)
Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe
Professor Monica McWilliams, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
Marcia Kran, Director of the Research and Right to Development Division, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (representing the High Commissioner)
Ambassador Jan Nordlander, Swedish Presidency of the European Union
Bertrand Ramcharan, former Acting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Lisa Horner, Head of Research and Policy, Global Partners
Professor Wouter Vandenhole, University of Antwerp and Chair in Human Rights - UNICEF Chair in Children's Rights
Professor Manfred Nowak, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
Professor Michael O'Flaherty, UN Human Rights Committee
Professor Wolfgang Benedek, Director of the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, University of Graz
Dr George Ulrich, Former Secretary General, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation
Professor Therese Murphy, School of Law, University of Nottingham
Dr. Gauthier de Beco, Catholic University of Louvain, Centre for Philosophy of Law
Dr Radu Mares, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, University of Lund.

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