REMINDER: The Challenges of Leadership and Human Rights in the 21st Century


Contributed by Sonali Samarasinghe

A robust discussion on Monday 22, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m, with Dr. Amii Omara-Otunnu, UNESCO Chair for the United States, on power, terror and the constant tension between realpolitik and justice.

Dr. Otunnu holds the first and only Chair in Human Rights in the USA and coordinates the
UNESCO Chairs in Human Rights in the regions of Israel, Western Europe and North America. He is also the founder and Executive Director of the Institute of Comparative Human Rights at the University of Connecticut.



This event is sponsored by the Honors Program with co-sponsorship by the departments of History and Health Promotion and Physical Education.

Save the date. This coming Monday April 22, 2013 from 7:00 -- 9:00 p.m at the VIP Lounge, in the A&E Center. A reception follows. Free and open to the public.

Please bring friends/activists/human rights defenders to help support our efforts to keep human rights, accountability and justice front and centre.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Kim Wojtanik at (607) 274-3409 . We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.