Panel discussion

Friday 11 March 2016, 12:00 - 14:00

Nobel Laureates on Human Rights - A view from civil society

Panel discussion hosted by the Permanent Missions of the United States and Canada

Auditorium Ivan Pictet
Maison de la paix, Geneva

Hosted by the Permanent Missions of the United States and Canada, this is a side event of the UN Human Rights Council's 31st session.

As registration is now closed, the event will be streamed live here.

Dalai Lama   His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism known worldwide for his promotion of religious freedom, non-violence and fundamental human rights, the 14th Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
Karman   Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman
Yemeni journalist Tawakkol Karman was the co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her work promoting nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights during the Arab Spring in Yemen.
Alikarami   Leila Alikarami
An Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, Leila Alikarami is Executive Director of the Centre for Supporters of Human Rights, founded by Shirin Ebadi, the 2003 Noble Peace Prize Laureate.

Gilmore   Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights. 

NB: Attendance is limited to those who register via the Graduate Institute website and who receive an email confirmation. An e-mail will be sent to all registered attendees with details of security screening. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to the venue.



Registration is now closed.