German General Interest

Global Human Rights Examined in Berlin

Human Rights in a Globalized World in Berlin
Hertie School

The Hertie School of Governance and Human Rights Watch are presenting a lecture series in Berlin to offer a dialogue about the challenges facing human rights around the globe.

Experts featured in the first program include Susan Pointer, Director, Public Policy, Google, London, and Arvind Ganesan, Director, Business and Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Washington, DC.

Throughout the series, notable presenters will offer their perspectives along with solutions to strengthen mechanisms to ensure respect for human rights.

Public guests are welcomed to join the discussion.

Here's the schedule of the upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, 20 October 2010, 6 pm: Human Rights and the Internet
  • Tuesday, 23 November, 11 am: A Global Ethic in a Globalized World
  • Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 6 pm: Human Rights in Russia
  • Wednesday, 16 March, 6 pm: Human Rights in Conflict Zones
  • Thursday, 14 April, 6 pm: Human Rights around the Persian Gulf
  • Monday, 16 May, 6 pm: Human Rights in Germany

All lectures will be held in English at the Hertie School of Governance, Friedrichstraβe 180 * 10117 Berlin.

Highlights from selected segments in this series will be offered on NPR FM Berlin 104,1.

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