Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril: Threats and Responses Across the World

Friday, October 27, 2017

3:30pm – 5:30pm

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street. 

This panel of engaged academic researchers and reflective human rights activists from around the world will explore effective responses to mounting threats against civil society action, particularly human rights organizations. 
Cesar Rodríguez-Garavito, Executive Director, Dejusticia
Biraj Patnaik, Regional Director for South Asia, Amnesty International
Stefania Kapronczay, Executive Director, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union
Mandeep Tiwana, Chief Programmes Officer, CIVICUS
Bilge Yesil, Associate Professor, Department of Media Culture, College of Staten Island, CUNY

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