Day-long Seminar on Human Rights and the UPR

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Date: 
Thu May 5, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
EDT
Location: 
315 S. Plymouth Court - Room 200
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

The United Nations Association is thrilled to host a day-long seminar on Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), in partnership with John Marshall Law School.

The seminar will consist of a brief overview of the UPR and Sustainable Development Goals, four topical sessions, followed by an opportunity for discussion and consultation.

Agenda

Introduction: The Universal Periodic Review and Sustainable Development Goals
Featuring:
Joshua Cooper, US Human Rights Network

Session 1: Sustainable Development Goal #16 - Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
Featuring:
Joey Mogul, The Burge Fund
Michael Seng, Professor of Restorative Justice, John Marshall Law School

Session 2: Clean Water & Sanitation
Featuring:
Chris Korleski, EPA Director, Great Lakes
Whitney Cross, Community Engagement Fellow, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Afternoon Registration and Lunch

Session 3: LGBTQIA Equality
Featuring:
Center on Halsted
Tracy Baim, Publisher and Executive Editor, Windy City Times

Session 4: Human Trafficking
Featuring:
Elyse Dobney, STOP-IT
Diane MacArthur, United States Attorney's Office, U.S. Department of Justice
Caleb Probst, CAASE

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