Preventing Mass Atrocities

Speaker:
Louise Arbour High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations
Description

In 2005, the members of the United Nations embraced the idea of a “responsibility to protect” populations from genocide and other mass atrocities. Join us as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour discusses the role her office plays in helping states and the international community fulfill this responsibility. Having recently returned from a visit to Burundi, the Democratic RepublicofCongo, and Rwanda, she will talk about her office’s fieldwork there, as well as share her thoughts on the work of the UN Human Rights Council.

**Please note special time and location.**

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Reception
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Meeting

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