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28 November 2023, 12:30-13:30
Register start 14 November 2023
Register end 28 November 2023

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Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law: Navigating Human Rights Advocacy

ATLAS

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This event, co-organized with the ATLAS network, will feature women with diverse experiences and career paths in international law, specifically emphasizing their involvement in human rights advocacy.

They will delve into their individual journey and share the factors that influenced their career, pivotal moments and the obstacles they encountered, providing valuable insights and advice for professionals and students treading a similar path.

Moderator

  • Paige Morrow, Co-Chair of ATLAS Geneva and Senior Legal Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression.

Panelists

  • Jelena Aparac, Head of Policy, Advocacy and Research at Legal Action Worldwide
  • Lucy McKernan, Deputy Director, Geneva Advocacy at Human Rights Watch
  • Michelle Staggs Kelsall, Senior Lecturer in International Law, Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights Law at SOAS University and Co-Founder of ATLAS

Drinks

This event will be followed by drinks.

 

Disclaimer

This event may be filmed, recorded and/or photographed on behalf of the Geneva Academy. The Geneva Academy may use these recordings and photographs for internal and external communications for information, teaching and research purposes, and/or promotion and illustration through its various media channels (website, social media, newsletters, annual report, etc.).

By participating in this event, you are agreeing to the possibility of appearing in the aforementioned films, recordings and photographs, and their subsequent use by the Geneva Academy.

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