Universal Periodic Review Civil Society Consultation on Meaningful Access to

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Room 603


Legal CounselThe Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was established by the UN General Assembly as aprocess through which the human rights records of the United Nations' Member Statescould be reviewed and assessed by the UN Human Rights Council. The United States isscheduled to participate in its next review in early 2015. In anticipation of the next UPR,the U.S. government is preparing a report to submit to the UN Human Rights Council,and the U.S. government will participate in several consultations with civil society in theU.S. on its human rights obligations. This UPR Civil Society Consultation held atAmerican University Washington College of Law will focus on the issue of meaningfulaccess to legal counsel. Speakers from the government, legal aid, and public defendersectors will make presentations and about what the U.S. does well and whereimprovements should be made

Presented by the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law


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

CLE Accreditation - $ 220.00

(4 credit hours) will be applied for as requested to different states.

For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or secle@wcl.american.edu

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