Defending Human Rights in a Changing and Challenging World @ Desmarais Building, Ottawa [23 May]

Defending Human Rights in a Changing and Challenging World

19:00 - 20:30

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Desmarais Building
55 Laurier East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Please join us as we welcome Dr. Anya Neistat, Amnesty International's Senior Director for Research, to Ottawa for an exciting presentation. Dr. Neistat will discuss the challenges human rights are facing in our rapidly changing world and the research tools and opportunities that you help make possible!

Dr. Neistat leads the global research agenda and provides expert human rights analysis and advice to the International Secretariat (Amnesty’s global head office) and the movement as a whole. She has led fact finding-missions and conducted over 60 investigations in conflict areas around the world, including Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Zimbabwe, Nepal, Kenya, Yemen, Chechnya, Sri Lanka and Haiti.

Before… joining Amnesty International, Neistat worked for more than a decade as associate director for Program and Emergencies at Human Rights Watch. Dr. Neistat holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School, a J.D. and Ph.D. in law, and an M.S. in history and philology. She is a member of the New York State Bar, and teaches at the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po.

Desmarais Building (uOttawa), 12th Floor, 55 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa
Paid parking entrance on Nicholas St

RSVP: To attend please email Kaley Hall at [email protected] or call 613-744-7667 ext. 276 with your number of guests.
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