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Several Steps Forward One Backward: Climate Change, Latin America, and Human Rights Resilience

Event details
Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Thu, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1h

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for the Lieutenant David L. Silverman Endowed Public Lecture featuring Dr. Rosa Celorio, Associate Dean and Professor for International and Comparative Leagal Studies at the George Washington University Law School.

Dr. Rosa Celorio currently works as Associate Dean and Professor for International and Comparative Legal Studies at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. In this capacity, she directs the International and Comparative Law Program; teaches courses related to the US legal system, regional protection of human rights, and the rights of women; and publishes scholarship in these areas. Previously, she worked for more than a decade as Senior Attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in the areas of women, indigenous peoples, and racial discrimination. Dean Celorio is currently serving in several international roles, including acting as a Senior Advisor for the United Nations CEDAW Committee in the elaboration of their new General Recommendation on Indigenous Women, and as the International Human Rights Dispute Resolution Authority between the Government of Belize and the Maya Indigenous Peoples. She is a Board Member of the Washington Foreign Law Society and the Chair for Membership and New Program Initiatives of the American Society of International Law (ASIL). She is originally from Puerto Rico.

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Admission is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required to receive the private Zoom link.

This event will be bilingual in Spanish/English. Interpreter services provided by Tecolotl.

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