Inaugural Conference on Global Health, Gender and Human Rights

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
03:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday, March 22, 2012
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC


The conference will bring together international experts in global health, gender, and human rights.   Working groups will produce recommendations on: disabilities/mental health; women/adolescent girls’ health; maternal mortality and morbidity; gender identities, expressions and sexual orientation; older persons; neglected diseases; access to medicines; and tobacco control and smoke free environments.   The groups will provide an overview with situation analysis by region; share information across international borders within comparative frameworks; review current trends; and highlight public health actions needed in a manner consistent with international human rights treaties and standards.  

Presented by The Program on Law and Government, American University Washington College of Law; Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO); and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Guatemala, in cooperation with AU Center on Health, Risk and Society; WCL Health Law and Policy Brief; WCL Health Law and Justice Initiative; WCL Women and the Law Program; WCL Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law; and the AU Center for Latin American and Latino Studies


We have arranged for a block of rooms at the special conference rate of $209 plus taxes at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Chevy Chase. Please make your reservation by going on line to Courtyard Chevy Chase>>

The block of rooms will be held until February 20, 2012.





WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

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Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or

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