The Prohibition Of Torture Within The Context Of Emergency Situations

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
6th Floor

This program is cosponsored by American University Washington College of Law, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and the Association for the Prevention of Torture.

Moderator: Claudio Grossman, Dean, American University Washington College of Law and Vice Chair of the United Nations Committee against Torture (UN CAT)

Panelists: Felice Gaer, Chair of the Commission on International Religious Freedom, Director of the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights of the American Jewish Committee, and UN CAT Rapporteur and Member

His Excellency Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, Ambassador of Ecuador to the United States and UN CAT Member

Santiago Canton, Executive Secretary, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Mario Coriolano, Member of the UN Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment  and Defensor de Casación, Provincia de Buenos Aires

Monica Pinto, Professor and Coordinator of the Human Rights Program, University of Buenos Aires, and Member of the Board of Directors of the Association for the Prevention of Torture

Jennifer de Laurentiis, UN CAT Project Coordinator, American University Washington College of Law


Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff & General Public – no charge
(registration is required)

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