26
Saturday
Oct
2013
Knox Presbyterian Church120 Lisgar Street (at Elgin)
12:00pm

Campaigning for Justice:
Human Rights Advocacy
in Practice with Jo Becker

Hosted by The Hill Times’ Jim Creskey
"Campaigning for Justice provides invaluable insights into how human rights campaigns work, and distills lessons gleaned from dozens of veteran advocates. It illustrates the rich diversity of the human rights movement today.
— Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Co-founder, International Campaign to Ban Landmines
Jo Becker

Drawing on interviews with dozens of experienced human rights advocates, Jo Becker, the Children's Rights Advocacy Director for Human Rights Watch, delves into local, regional, and international efforts to discover how advocates were able to address seemingly intractable abuses and secure concrete advances in human rights. Join us for an exploration of the strategies behind some of the most innovative human rights campaigns of recent years, and. an insider’s look into the way that human rights advocates conduct their work, their real-life struggles and challenges, the rich diversity of tools and strategies they employ, and ultimately, their courage and persistence in advancing human rights.

 

Books by participating authors available on-site. A booksigning will follow each event.

 

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