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Thursday, November 15, 2012

A presentation by Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the United Nations

Mission Possible or Mission Impossible: Implementing
the U.N. Human Rights Agenda
in the DRC, Mali, and Syria
 a presentation by Ivan Šimonovic
U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
 Ivan Šimonovic, the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the United Nations, will discuss the challenges to policies like the new ‘Human Rights Due Diligence Policy’ (HRDDP), which he helped create in countries like the DRC and Mali and the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P), including responsibility while protecting, in Syria. Before joining the United Nations, from 2008 he held the position of Minister of Justice of Croatia and he also served as Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York and President of ECOSOC.

  • Location:
    Fainsod Room (Littauer Center, 3rd floor)
  • Date:
    Thursday, November 15, 2012
  • Time:
    3:30 PM

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