Human Rights Public Lecture
Date: Thursday 16 February 2006
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Louise Arbour
Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin
This lecture will examine the place of human rights protection in the world today and consider the various challenges that the subject faces. It will also appraise the performance of the United Nations as a guarantor of international human rights.
Louise Arbour is United Nations high commissioner for human rights. She was previously a member of the Supreme Court of Canada and chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.
This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required.
Update: 2.45pm Monday 6 February
All tickets for this event for members of the public, LSE staff and alumni have been allocated and were distributed of Tuesday 7 February. Please note that one ticket per applicant was sent out. Any applicants who were unsuccessful in their ticket request have been advised.
All tickets for LSE students have also been allocated.
If you have not been successful in requesting a ticket then you have two options on the day:
There will be a returns queue in operation for this event. Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue. The returns queue will be located outside the entrance to the Old Theatre. Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.
Video Link Venue
There will also be a live video link to the New Theatre, East Building. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry to this venue will be on a first come, first serve basis. Doors to this venue will open as the event starts due to academic teaching taking place before this event.
Protecting Human Rights in an Age of Uncertainty (weblink)
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