Human Security

2017 Sep 26

The UN and Human Rights

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Rubenstein-229, Carr Center Conference Room, Harvard Kennedy School

Carr Center Fellow Leonardo Castilho will host a lunchtime seminar providing an introduction to the United Nations' engagement with human rights policy issues.

Leonardo joined the United Nations in 2005 and has since then served the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the UN Population Fund. He has worked on non-discrimination, development and economic, social and cultural rights.

Leonardo will lead the Carr Center's human rights delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in October 2017. Apply and learn more here:...

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2017 Sep 12

Open House & Exhibition: Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th floor

We welcome you to join us for our annual Open House event. Learn more about the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and our mission to realize global justice through theory, policy, and practice.

We will discuss ways to get involved with the Carr Center, including learning and funding opportunities for students. There will also be a chance to meet and network with our faculty and ...

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Samantha Powers

Ambassador Samantha Power Named to Joint Appointment at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School

April 14, 2017

Samantha Power, who served as the 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 until 2017, has been named to a joint faculty appointment at Harvard Law School (HLS) and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), it was announced by the Deans of the two schools today. The appointment begins immediately. 

Power will serve as the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, where she was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy in 1998. She will serve as...

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2017 Apr 17

Guest Speaker: Torture and Public Policy with Daniel Jones

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor

Please join us for "Torture and Public Policy," a class led by Carr Center Faculty Director Douglas Johnson and Senior Fellow Alberto Mora. Daniel Jones will be presenting, and the class is open to members of the Harvard community.

danjonesDaniel J. Jones is a senior vice president and policy advisor at The Daschle Group, is President...

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2017 Apr 06
2017 Apr 06

I Am Jane Doe Screening & Panel Discussion (Led by Demand Abolition)

5:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Pound Hall, Rm. 102

 

The film chronicles the battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex trafficking on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds section that for years was part of the iconic Village Voice. The film features interviews with Demand Abolition chair and founder Ambassador Swanee Hunt, elected leaders, and our abolitionist partners across the country.

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2017 Apr 13

Lunch seminar: Tensions at the Intersection of Development Aid and Human Rights

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Carr Conference Room, Rubenstein 219, 79 JFK St, Cambridge MA 02138

About the seminar:

Professor Robert Wilkinson will be discussing "Tensions at the Intersection of Development Aid and Human Rights." 

Lunch will be served.

About the speaker:

 

Robert WilkinsonRobert Wilkinson is a negotiation specialist, who helps organizations deal with negotiation, leadership and management challenges.  He is on the faculty at both the...

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2017 Apr 04

Lunch talk with Jieun Baek: North Korea's Hidden Revolution

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Carr Conference Room, Rubenstein 219, 79 JFK St, Cambridge MA 02138

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Jieun Baek is a doctoral candidate in Public Policy at the University of Oxford, and authored North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society (Yale University Press, 2016). At this talk, Jieun will discuss her recently published book and...

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