Study Group: Confronting Corruption in Defense of Human Rights

Date: 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

T-520 Nye A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

 Carr Center Senior Fellow Sherman Teichman and Co-Convener Professor Nikos Passas will convene the second semester of their study group, exploring the relationship between corruption and human rights.

Download the study group brochure here.

The objective of this study group is to deepen and expand our understanding of the links between corruption and human rights, to investigate methods exposing corrupt practices, and to enhance global anti-corruption efforts.

Corruption and Crimes Against Humanity

Nicole Barrett is the Executive Director of the Allard Prize Initiatives for International Integrity, and Director of the International Justice and Human Rights Clinic at the Allard School of Law. She was previously a Trial Lawyer and a Legal Officer for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague and a Senior Scholar in Residence at NYU Law School’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, where she directed legal projects with international criminal courts and tribunals. Before moving to Vancouver in 2009, Nicole served as an international humanitarian law advisor for the defense of several Guantanamo detainees and monitored military commissions in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for Human Rights First.