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Dr. Anya Neistat: Defending Human Rights in a Changing and Challenging World

    Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 19:00

    Dr. Anya Neistat: Defending Human Rights in a Changing and Challenging World

    Please join us as we welcome Dr. Anya Neistat, Amnesty International's Senior Director for Research, to Ottawa for an exciting presentation. Dr. Neistat will discuss the challenges human rights are facing in our rapidly changing world and the research tools and opportunities that you help make possible!

    Dr. Neistat leads the global research agenda and provides expert human rights analysis and advice to the International Secretariat (Amnesty’s global head office) and the movement as a whole. She has led fact finding-missions and conducted over 60 investigations in conflict areas around the world, including Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Zimbabwe, Nepal, Kenya, Yemen, Chechnya, Sri Lanka and Haiti.

    Before joining Amnesty International, Neistat worked for more than a decade as associate director for Program and Emergencies at Human Rights Watch. Dr. Neistat holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School, a J.D. and Ph.D. in law, and an M.S. in history and philology. She is a member of the New York State Bar, and teaches at the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po.

    When: May 23, 2018 7:00-8:30pm

    Where: Desmarais Building (uOttawa), 12th Floor, 55 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa.

    Paid parking entrance on Nicholas St

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    If you have any questions about this event, please contact Kaley Hall at or call 613-744-7667 ext. 276. 

    Hope to see you there!

    University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building
    55 Laurier Ave E 12th Floor
    Ottawa , Ontario
    Ontario CA