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International Law on Freedom of Expression and Information: Breakthroughs at the U.N. and Other Significant Developments
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 1:00 pm-3:00 pm


Buffet lunch at 1:00pm, Program at 1:15pm.

REGISTRATION: Elizabeth Millard, Managing Director, Vance Center, emillard@nycbar.org, (212) 382-4793

Speakers: MICHAEL O'FLAHERTY, incoming President of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, member of United Nations Human Rights Committee and chief drafter of the Committee’s 2011 ground-breaking General Comment No. 34 on Article 19 of the Covenant; STEVEN SHAPIRO, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union; DAVID McCRAW, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of The New York Times Company, and a member of the Committee of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice; SANDRA COLIVER, Senior Legal Officer for Freedom of Information and Expression with the Open Society Justice Initiative.

Sponsored by: Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, Edwin Maynard, Chair; Committee on International Human Rights, Stephen L. Kass, Chair; United Nations Committee, Katlyn Thomas, Chair; Open Society Justice Initiative, James Goldston, Executive Director

 

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)