Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Think Tanks, NGOs, and Human Rights in the Americas: Looking Back and Forward

Friday, April 19, 2013

1:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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Think-Tanks, NGOs and Human Rights in the Americas:
Looking Back and Forward

Friday, April 19th, 2013
Watson Institute for International Studies
Brown University

This event is sponsored jointly by the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia), the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.

1:30-3:45: Human Rights in the Americas before and after Democratization (Joukowsky Forum)
Ricardo Lagos, Brown University
Abraham Lowenthal, Brown University
Jorge I. Dominguez, Harvard University
Aurelio Alonso, Casa de las Américas
Peter Bell, Harvard University

Moderator: Richard Snyder, Brown University

3:45: Coffee break

4:00-6:00: Strengthening Human Rights in the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities
(Joukowsky Forum)
Juana Kweitel, Conectas Direitos Humanos
Miguel Pulido, Fundar
Gaston Chillier, CELS
Katya Salazar, Due Process of Law Foundation

Moderator: César Rodríguez-Garavito, Univ. of the Andes & Dejusticia

6:00-7:00: Reception (Watson Institute Lobby)