Friday: “Human Rights & Today’s Vulnerable Migrants”
March 27, 2019
Georgetown Law’s 2019 Samuel Dash Conference on Human Rights to feature Keynote on “Racial Borders” by UN Special Rapporteur
WASHINGTON – On Friday, March 29, Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute will host the 2019 Samuel Dash Conference on Human Rights: “Human Rights and Today’s Vulnerable Migrants.”
The 2019 Dash Conference will focus on the human rights of vulnerable with a keynote address on “Racial Borders” by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, E. Tendayi Achiume. Leading experts will explore refugee politics in the first panel, “The Rise of Populist Nationalism and The Politics of Protection,” to be followed by lunch and an expert panel on “Climate Change Migrants’ Rights and Protection Needs.” In the day’s final panel, Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute’s Fact-Finding Practicum team will present their new investigation and strategies to protect non-U.S. citizens near Honolulu in “The Price of Paradise: Vulnerabilities to Forced Labor in the Hawaiian Longline Fishing Industry.”
Keynote: E. Tendayi Achiume, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance; UCLA School of Law
Panelists: Andrew Schoenholtz, Human Rights Institute, Georgetown Law ∙Maryellen Fullerton, Brooklyn Law School ∙ Donald M. Kerwin, Jr., Center for Migration Studies of New York ∙ Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Migration Policy Institute ∙ Elizabeth Ferris, Institute for the Study of International Migration ∙ Guy S. Goodwin Gill, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, University of New South Wales ∙ Kanta Kumari Rigaud, World Bank Group ∙ Alice Thomas, Refugees International ∙ Melysa Sperber, Humanity United ∙ Ashley Binetti Armstrong, Human Rights Institute, Georgetown Law ∙ The Human Rights Institute Student Research Team
Friday, March 29, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Reception to follow
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
For a detailed schedule or to attend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.