Leading advocates from the United Nations, Doctors Without Borders and others will come together at the University of Dayton next month for a conference that will study the future of human rights and “what are we doing, what more can we do and how can we do it better?”
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University of Dayton speaker series
Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation, is next in the 2013-14 speaker series at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, at the 1700 South Patterson Building. All talks are free and open to the public.
- S. James Anaya, United Nations special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in the Kennedy Union east ballroom.
- Leymah Gbowee, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for leading a women’s peace movement that helped end a civil war in Liberia, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Kennedy Union ballroom.
- Krzysztof Wodiczko, artist, professor and director of art, design and the public domain at Harvard Graduate School of Design, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Kennedy Union ballroom.
- Jody Williams, winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize and chair of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Kennedy Union ballroom.
- Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 7 p.m. Monday, April 7, in the RecPlex.