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The State of Human Rights in the World Today, Keynote Address by Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

November 14, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Casa Italiana, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 Teatro

This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rightstitled, "The State of Human Rights in the World Today", followed by a 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, Columbia University in the City of New York

Question & Answer Moderated by:
Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President, Global Centers and Global Development

Co-sponsored by Columbia Global Centers

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