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"Environmental Challenges to the Protection of Human Rights"

Date:
Wednesday, June 01, 2005
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
marketingPR
Location Details:
312 Sutter St. 94108

This June marks both the 60th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco and “World Environment Day.” Hosted by San Francisco, “World Environment Day” is bringing Mayors from around the world to discuss urban issues and to sign the “Environment Accords” for “the right to clean, safe and healthy environment.”
When: Wednesday, June 1; check-in: 5:30 PM, program: 6:00 PM—7:30 PM
What: Lecture/Panel. “Environmental Challenges to the Protection of Human Rights: Global Issues and Local Perspectives.” Cosponsored by Human Rights Advocates, The University of San Francisco School of Law, USF Law School’s Center for Law and Global Justice, the Center for Justice and Accountability, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.
Who: Jerry Brown, Mayor of Oakland; Okey Ibeanu, Special Rapporteur on Toxics, United Nations Commission on Human Rights; Professor of Political Science, University of Nigeria; former MacArthur Foundation Representative for Nigeria; Michelle Leighton, International Law and Policy Consultant; Co-Founder, Natural Heritage Institute; Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Professor, College of Law, University of California at Hastings; Moderated by Constance de la Vega, Professor, School of Law, University of San Francisco.
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Members: FREE; Students w/ ID: $5; Non-members: $15; Co-sponsors: $7
Public Info: (415) 293-4600, http://www.itsyourworld.org
Added to the calendar on Fri, May 20, 2005 1:47PM
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