• Kenneth Roth


roth forum coverKenneth Roth gave a lecture at the JFK Jr. Forum, discussing the evolution of human rights work, the strategic challenges and opportunities facing Human Rights Watch over the decades, and the future of human rights. Roth's talk, co-sponsored by the Carr Center and the Institute of Politics, additionally featured an introduction by Mathias Risse (Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy and Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy), additional comments from Kathryn Sikkink (Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy) and was moderated by Sushma Raman, the former Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. This transcript has been edited for length and clarity. A complete recording of the event is also available online.


Carr Center Human Rights for Policy. 2/8/2023. “The Evolution of the Global Human Rights Movement: A Three-Decade Perspective”. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Kennedy School.